Wire Mounted Food Hopper & Waterer?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by harldane, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. harldane

    harldane Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been looking online for a plastic type wire mounted food hopper and waterer but haven't had much luck.

    I really love Omlet.com's Grug & Glug containers (http://www.omlet.co.uk/shop/shop.php?cat=Chicken Extras&sub=feeders&product_id=162) as they seem so sanitary, easy to use, and elevated out of the way, but I'm not sure if they can be purchased separately in the US yet. I think their Super Glug with the nipples is ingenious too - if it works!

    Does anyone have any suggestions on where I could find any similar items in the US - or how to make them myself?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here's a wire mountable feeder. I have one for grit and oystershell and love it!

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002AS9OM?smid=A2LDZGFAGG1QXE&tag=dealtime-pet-20&linkCode=asn

    I got mine at Mills Fleet Farm but they carry them at Petco and Petsmart too.

    You can use any sort of water bottle like Lixit for wire cages.

    http://www.lixit.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=SA_Water_Bottles

    My girls learned to use it really quick I just had to show them how to use it. --Uh not by example though [​IMG] I just dribbled a little water out and they came over to investigate. [​IMG]
     
  3. Roost

    Roost New Egg

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    Omlet has a US website. At the bottom of the UK site switch the country to the US and contact them for assistance to buy it locally.
     
  4. harldane

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  5. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a tiny version for my little wild Junco Spike. The only problem with it is it's hard to clean. If you replace the bottle every week or so I think it would work fine. [​IMG]

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  6. harldane

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    Thanks Ella. Yeah, it looks similiar to what I remember growning up when my grandma had parakeets and cockatiels.

    I actually found what looks to be the same thing on another website for only 83 cents EACH: http://www.gundogsupply.com/-4449-2-.html

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    that price, I can buy 1/2 a dozen! [​IMG]
     

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