PVC Feeder with Mash?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by enggass, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Songster

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    Are any of you using a homemade PVC feeder with mash? Does it flow enough? I will be switching to a PVC feeder and want to know what form of food flows in to the trough better.
    Mash, crumbles or pellets? What are your experiences...?
    Thanks,
    Steve
     
  2. Amyable

    Amyable Songster 9 Years

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    Do you have your PVC feeder made? Could you post pics? I need ideas for making one myself...
    Right now I use crumbles in a homemade bucket feeder, but will be switching to a local grain ration soon. The crumbles slide out fine if the bucket is full, but need to be pushed down once it gets eaten to less than half. So sometimes I have a half bucket of feed but none in the tray; I am hoping grains will slide better.
     
  3. JAHA

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    My has flowed fine with mash and pellets. The problem I have is waste. My chickens waste a lot of mash.
     

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