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Range Feeders

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by anthonyjames, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone out there made range feeders to hold about 1000 lbs of feed out of wood? I am looking for some ideas to keep feed in for my turkeys for next year. I will be moving 75 at a time through 1/4 acre paddocks and would like to base the move based on when they run out of feed.

    I would rather build then purchase plastic.

    Images would be great if you have them with some dimensions.

    Thanks
     
  2. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would recommend you think about the cost involved and wheather you will be able to keep the food from going bad (molding) I know locally on craigslist you can find 275 gallon square plastic containers with a metal cage surrounding for about $75.00 all day long. They use them for industrial oils and fluid and most are water soluable so you can wash them. I am getting a couple myself for capturing rain water for the garden.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    wooden animal has some great ones, PM him and ask if he will share a pic
     

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