What are these feeders?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AutumnSkye, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. AutumnSkye

    AutumnSkye New Egg

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    I want to sell them. We bought the property with these scattered about. I can not find them anywhere on the internet. I know they are some sort of creep range feeders for turkeys. One has no rust holes and the other has rust holes in the pan and they are galvanized metal. I do not use them nor see myself using them so I want to sell them. Anyone have any ideas on what these old feeders can sell for fairly? Thank y'all for any help :) My chickens hide behind these and that's about all the good they are to us.
     
  2. mirandaleecon

    mirandaleecon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what kind they are but I searched to the end of the internet for bulk feed dispenser for chickens and I didn't find anything less than $150. That was new, so I bet you could get $75 for each of them, maybe more if you did something about the rust...
     
  3. AutumnSkye

    AutumnSkye New Egg

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    Thanks, Mirandaleecon :) Yes, they are nowhere to be found on the internet in my searches anyways. They would hold at least 500 pounds of feed . I am not sure about spray painting them. I might and I would leave the bottom where they feed untouched. The rust holes in the one will need plugged or welded.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    There range tank feeders.

    There put out in fields to feed game fowl. Most hold about 50 pounds of feed.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    500?!?! or 50?
    How big are they (in inches)?
    Nothing in pic to show scale....like a dollar bill.
     
  6. AutumnSkye

    AutumnSkye New Egg

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    Thanks Chris. These will hold at or over 500 lbs of feed. I am almost six foot and these suckers (with lid off) come up to my chest. I never ever put "tank" in my search criteria. I will try that.
     
  7. AutumnSkye

    AutumnSkye New Egg

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    That"s a good idea aart. I will go out and measure them in width and length (height) this evening and post what I their measurements are :). Yes, 500 pounds...a single sack of corn or all feed would only fill about a fifth of the beast.
     
  8. AutumnSkye

    AutumnSkye New Egg

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    I just got back inside and realized two errors I have posted. One is they don"t come up to my chest. With lids off they come to my belly :) Two is that its a 50lb bag will fill a TENTH of the feeder..I said Fifth..Math comes slowly to me at time. Please forgive the errors :)
     
  9. AutumnSkye

    AutumnSkye New Egg

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    I just got back inside and realized two errors I have posted. One is they don"t come up to my chest. With lids off they come to my belly :) Two is that its a 50lb bag will fill a TENTH of the feeder..I said Fifth..Math comes slowly to me at time. Please forgive the errors :)
     

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