Turkey sized treadel feeder?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MVchickens, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. MVchickens

    MVchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 8, 2010
    Martha's Vineyard MA
    Does anybody have one?
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    It seems to me that all you'd have to do is to take the plans for a treadle and blow them up to make the treadle a bit bigger. Then figure out something light weight for the lid.
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Then you have to teach the turkey to get off the treadel..... and stop eating ! [​IMG]
  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    I had to look it up to find what a treadel feeder is... It wouldn't be so bad but you said treadel and my brain saw 'tread mill' so I was picturing a broad breasted turkey on a tread mill getting exercise while eating [​IMG]
  5. flocksalot

    flocksalot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    Poynette WI
    Quote:Can't you just see them wobbling back and forth dipping their wings for balance and scarfing as they go. I got one tommy that we call Chester as he looks like he could use a EEE size bra. I can just see him giving himself some good smacks in the beak every time he tries to eat. [​IMG]
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I know you can use a metal auto Dog feeder............. my turkeys steal dog food out of ours all the time. If we raise it any higher the dogs can't reach it.... [​IMG]

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