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Better automatic chick feeder

best automatic feeder for new born chicks


Chicks will stand in their food dish if given the opportunity.

We've experienced this year after year, but always had bigger problems to solve and payed the price by just adding more feed when they scratched their way to the bottom of the dish.

This new automatic chick feeder seems to be big enough for our flock, and so far none of them have figured out how to climb inside.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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