wrens eating the chickens feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bucky52, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'am having a problems with wrens eating my chickens feed.i do put feed outside in the hens run.i can remove the feed from outside.but they are going inside of the hen house also. in order to provide venilation in the hen house.i can't close it up..any suggestions on what i could.
     
  2. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same issue, only it is sparrows and finches. There are not that many of them, maybe a dozen, and they don't seem to eat a lot of the chicken feed so I guess it's a battle I choose not to fight.
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    You can use a treadle feeder - there are plans on byc, Also there are some for sale online.
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    You can cover your vents with hardware cloth.
     
  5. Dead Rabbit

    Dead Rabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    set a trap and catch the intruders, dispose of them.
     

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