No Mess Duck Feeder and Waterer

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by grassgd, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. grassgd

    grassgd Just Hatched

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    I have used this set up for feeding and watering my 2 Mallard ducks for about 6 months since they were about 1 month old and it is amazing how well it has worked.

    The rectangular and square pans catch the excess water and food as long as you keep the two adjacent to each other. I cut a plastic chopping board to fit inside the food tuperware pan and screwed a plastic bowl to it with a fender washer...best to use stainless steel fender washer and screw. Not only did this catch the mess, but they not once turned either one over.

    Who said ducks can't eat and drink without making a mess!

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  2. ducksanddog

    ducksanddog Just Hatched

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    WESOME!

    I put my water bowl (dog bowl) in a cat litter pan. Works great!

    Outside I use a PVC gravity feeder.....to my surprise with minimal waste! I think I waste more filling it up than they do eating out of it! :D

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  3. grassgd

    grassgd Just Hatched

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    I forgot to mention, I have found ants getting into the food, so I put water in the square catch pan with the food in the center bowl which creates a water barrier for the ants but the duck use it to drink also.
     

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