Placement of feeder?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nellynel, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. nellynel

    nellynel Out Of The Brooder

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    We currently have our feeder hanging off the ground by 4-5 inches and under cover in the run of the coop. Where do you keep your feeder? Inside the coop? I am wondering if we should move it
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Up to you where you want to put it. Ours is inside as to not attract rats.
     
  3. nellynel

    nellynel Out Of The Brooder

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    I think in the winter I will move it inside....we did have a mouse in there the other day though
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep the food inside out of the rain.

    Chris
     
  5. nellynel

    nellynel Out Of The Brooder

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    It's under the coop out of the rain but outside.... Hope that's ok...
     
  6. LoneOak

    LoneOak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hanging feeder goes inside out of the rain and water is outside so it doesn't leave wet spots if you have a leak. You may need to raise your feeder to about neck high of your birds to help reduce waste and get rid of the mouse somehow someway (they multiply quickly).
     

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