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Waterers as feeders

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SandraMort, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. SandraMort

    SandraMort Songster

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    I have too many waterers and not enough feeders. Is there any reason I can't put the chick feed into the spare water doohickeys and let them gravity fill the bowls? I mean, I'll probably try before I GET the reply... but I wonder if it's a bad idea for some reason, in which case I'll stop.

    This morning, I ran out of food, so I got something else. Hoping the birds transition easily!
     
  2. tvtaber

    tvtaber Songster

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    Aug 2, 2007
    Central CA
    The only problem is if the hole is large enough for the food to come out of. I'd be concerned it would get plugged up and not flow. You could, however, just make the hole bigger...
     

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