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Fowl visions automatic feeder

fowl visions chicken feeder
The folks at have figured out an effective and low budget way of building an automatic chicken feeder.

You can see more details at their fine website.

I wonder how much extra a chicken will eat under these conditions compared to the old fashioned method we use of pouring out a set amount of feed on the ground every morning?

Maybe a more accurate question should be at what point does more feed stop equaling more eggs?

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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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