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poop feeders

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by peep peep betty, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. peep peep betty

    peep peep betty In the Brooder

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    ok so i have baby chicks and they poop in there water and food what should i do?
     
  2. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Songster

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    Raise up the feeder and water to chest level rather than flat on the ground.
     
  3. cjqsmom

    cjqsmom In the Brooder

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    If they are roosting on top

    I use a paper plate cut a slit into it to make a cone shape and tape it to the top so they can not roost on top of it.

    I also raise the feeder with a block of wood so it makes it harder to scratch the food out.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What type of feeder/waterer are you using? I use the type with a small rim for the bird to access, they really can't poop in it.
     

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