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They Have A New Feeder/My Chicken Engineer Is Wonderful

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Mountain Sunshine, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Mountain Sunshine

    Mountain Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We will fill it from the outside from a pvc pipe that runs into into it. I will take pics of the outside as soon as the rain stops. As soon as we got it up the rain started. (wouldn't ya know)!

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  2. SoJoChickens

    SoJoChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let us know how the birds like it and how it performs. I always like to know if the feeder design prevents waste (birds knocking, kicking, scratching food out of the feeder). Look forward to seeing the outside pics as well.
     
  3. Mountain Sunshine

    Mountain Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will let you know. So far so good! And there is enough room for all to share!
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I would think the tray is a little wide, but it looks like it will work.
     
  5. Namble

    Namble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have they tried to get ontop of it and scratch it out? Because it looks like they could.
     
  6. briteday

    briteday Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would probably add some sort of baffle at the bottom so they can't bill out from the bottom of the supply box or put some large rocks in the feed bin area so that they have to eat around the rocks, less space to get in and start chucking it out.
     
  7. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    I would probably add some sort of baffle at the bottom so they can't bill out from the bottom of the supply box

    That was my first thought also​
     
  8. Mountain Sunshine

    Mountain Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:So far they have not gotten in the feeder nor have they chucked any out. They go to and eat out of it! It works GREAT!!!
    But thanks for the advise I will keep it in mind!
     
  9. Mountain Sunshine

    Mountain Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nope, they haven't even tried to. They just eat out of it!
     
  10. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is it refilled? I did not notice a lid or door to reload it.
     

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