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PVC chicken feeder update

Chickens in the wet mud of a garden bed.

It took a few days for our flock to learn how to use the new PVC chicken feeder, but once they did it they seem to be saving about 20 percent compared to the old method of tossing the feed in fresh grass of that morning.

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I had a kind of feeder I had been using until I caught the chickens taking their beaks and tossing the feed onto the ground and THEN eating it. I gave up, removed the feeder and began just dumping the feed on the ground. What surprised me is that the next day, all of that feed was gone and lots of the grass was churned up into dried compost. Fine by me! :) Hopefully they got all the bugs too!
Comment by Nayan Sun May 21 19:49:10 2017

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