Peck-O-Matic anyone tried this?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by deeszoo, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. deeszoo

    deeszoo Songster

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    This is not an advertisement for this product

    I saw an ad for this feeder on Craigslist, and I was wondering if anyone has ever tried this? I have seen other trigger type feeders, but not one like this. I am pretty interested, as it seems like you could keep your food waste down, and give the birds something to do at the same time.

    Right now we are using bowls, and it is such a waste. I have tried the hanging feeders, and they seem to pull about half of the feed out of those, too.

    Thank you for any input!!

    http://www.peckomatic.com/

    Here is a link to the website, and there is a video of ducks using the product.
     

  2. pdirt

    pdirt Songster

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    Haven't seen or heard of that one, thanks for the link. Looks like a neat set-up at a reasonable cost. Let us know if you decide to try it.
     
  3. OScarlet

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    looks like it would be fun for the birds and good against mice perhaps, but I can't imagine it stopping rats.
     
  4. yyz0yyz0

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    Looks very similar to "trigger happy Chickens" feeder system. The difference I see is with trigger happy, you just get the trigger and build your own feeder. Mine is a 5gal pail with a hanging feeder tray similar to the setup seen here, but I'm sure mine was a lot less $$$ than buying one prebuilt.

    http://triggerhappychickens.co.uk/

    I've had mine for over a year now and love it, a full 5gal pail lasts 2weeks for my girls.
     

  5. horsechick48

    horsechick48 Chirping

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    Looks pretty neat.
     
  6. mrchicks

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    Thank you so much for the link. I just ordered three. Looking forward to trying these out!
     
  7. Denwendairy

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    Looks interesting! Might keep cooped birds busy for a longer period of time in our cold winters! Looking forward to the reviews!
     

  8. mrchicks

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    I'll review them as soon as my gals get a chance to try them out. I'm hoping it gives them something to do besides glare at me over the snow this winter.
     
  9. deeszoo

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    This is very similar to Trigger Happy. I am pretty sure you don't get the bucket, but you do get the funnel, a tube for the feed to fall thru, and the hanging pan for the feed to fall in, as well as the trigger part. I hadn't ordered it yet, but I need to and stop thinking about it! LOL!!
     

  10. matthewk1980

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    Have you purchased the Peckomatic yet
     

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