Storing Food

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by brendaolson, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. brendaolson

    brendaolson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm looking to buy food in bulk. I'm wondering if there is a better way to store the feed. I'm thinking about 55 gallon drums. Does it matter if they are plastic or metal? Thank you.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    I'd recommend metal...rats can chew through plastic.
     
  3. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    metal and off the ground would be best i think
     
  4. Leihamarie

    Leihamarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use the galvanized metal pail with a lid. I think it's by Miller or Behren's it looks like this:

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    So far, no pest issues inside the feed! :-D
     

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