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Chicken Feeder Tip - Stop Chickens Tipping Their Feeders Over

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  • Started 6 years ago by MarriottsSmallH
  • Latest reply from Mama

  1. We have found that chickens like to scratch their feeders as much as the grass etc.

    To solve this problem just get a couple of galvanised tent pegs and push one in the ground each side of the feeder and clip them over the respective edge to stop the chickens from tipping them over and wasting the food, and making a mess.

    This method also allows the pegs to be moved with the feeder, of course you can always use a hanging feeder but these are not always a viable option.

    Full Article can be found here: http://www.marriotts-smallholding.co.uk/articles.php?id=16

    Posted 6 years ago #
  2. xxbellabugxx
    Member

    Thats actaully a great idea, Thankyou for sharing.
    even though i don't have chickens anymore, it will still work the same with my ducks, they always flip their containers over!
    Zara x

    Posted 6 years ago #
  3. brilliant idea - nothing worse than constantly having to sort out tipped feeders & drinkers!

    Posted 6 years ago #
  4. scottishlass
    Member

    hubby knocked this up from scrap wood just made one to see how it goes just like a mini sheep trough
    http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q69/fastterrier/IMG_4351.jpg

    see good so far it never gets knocked over will need to get another one done

    Posted 6 years ago #
  5. Mama
    Member

    Scottishlass, That is a lovely idea and what a clever hubby.

    Anthony ,another clever and inexpensive idea . Mama

    Goose Girl
    Posted 6 years ago #

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