no one likes to see $$$$ down the drain…great post
Solutions for the Coop and Outdoor Feeders
Got chickens wasting their feed by scratching it out of the feeder? Not only is this costing you money, but it’s also attracting rodents and wild birds. This problem can be easily solved by hanging the feeder and placing something beneath it to catch what they scratch out. Simply pour the dropped feed back into the feeder when tending to your birds.
Raise the coop feeder high enough to where the chickens have to climb up on something to reach it, this will eliminate shavings from getting in both the feeder and the container below.
The Outdoor Feeder
Keeping the feed in the feeder is your best defense against attracting wild birds. At night when the chickens are cooped for the night, cover the feeder. The less feed scattered around the feeder the better. Something under the feeder will keep lost feed contained…
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