What kind of feeder do you use for your ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jujubeans2008, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. Jujubeans2008

    Jujubeans2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    Hi there! Congrats on your ducklings.

    I swear by using old milk cartons & other emptied containers like coffee cans, sour cream bowls, etc. You just clean those out well and use them for food or water. Cut holds into the lids or sides of the container that are plenty big enough for the entire heads. I do new containers as the ducklings grow.
     
  3. Jujubeans2008

    Jujubeans2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I'll try that with our next milk carton. :)

    Anybody else have any great duck feeders that work well?
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I've always used galvanized feed pans, I believe they were in the goat section at TSC.
     
  5. Jujubeans2008

    Jujubeans2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We saw some of those today, and almost grabbed one. How do you keep them from walking in it? Do you put it on bricks or something?
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They walked in it at first but after awhile they just ate from it without stepping in to it.
     
  7. Jujubeans2008

    Jujubeans2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hung a bowl between two cinder blocks, using the rim of the bowl, and it has been working quite nicely. :)
     
  8. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two plastic ones. For the smaller one I had to snip every other one of the little plastic things on the bottom so they could fit their bills in. The don't have a problem on the bigger one.
    They look like this:
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