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quail spiling food

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by puma_eclipse, May 10, 2011.

  1. puma_eclipse

    puma_eclipse New Egg

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    I have 16 quail and they are spilling so much food, I put a chick feeder in pin, and even put it on bricks but they just flick what they don't want out through the hole next to them I need a good feeder idea, please help, I give them about 1&1/2 pounds of food and most of it is on ground next day pleas help, the feeder has many holes probably 20.
     
  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    You could try not filling it full, just giving them a bit so they don't waste. (I understand my chicks are slobs) You could try a wall feeder too.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2011
  3. puma_eclipse

    puma_eclipse New Egg

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    If I don't fill it full they r very hungry when I do feed them and Idk what u mean by wall feeder, if u are talking about gravity feed, they will do the same thing.
     
  4. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got some feeders from a dude on this site that seem to work really well. His handle is Jimsbirdhouse > There well made & I haven't noticed any waist.
     

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