Poo in Food

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SouthernAlberta, May 25, 2012.

  1. SouthernAlberta

    SouthernAlberta Songster

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    Please answer my dumb newbie question. If my birds poo in their feeder, must I throw all of their food away?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Well, it depends upon how badly it is contaminated. Try to adapt the feeders so that this does not happen. Realistically if it doesn't totally mess up the feed, simply scoop it out.
     
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  3. KDK1

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    Scoop it out. It won't hurt them a bit. Every time I clean their poop board, they come rushing over to pick through it anyway.
     
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  4. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

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    [​IMG] If you can hang the feeder - it will stay a little cleaner. Chest high to smallest bird. Or you can set it on something to elevate the feeder.
     
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  5. SouthernAlberta

    SouthernAlberta Songster

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    Thanks. I was hoping I could just pick out the poo.
     

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