Spill Proof Chicken Feeder

Just ordered a new chicken feeder, holds 10lbs and looks like it will solve the problem of chickens wasting their feed. I have a catch all under my feeder now, but it has to be emptied daily so it doesn’t attract ants. Ants are a problem here, I have to be pretty diligent to keep them out of the coop and nest boxes. Do you have this problem too?

RentACoop PVC Chicken Poultry Feeder with Rain Cover

This feeder (Amazon $39.95) boasts it’s spill proof, and it hangs on either wire or wood, hardware included. Dimensions are 5.5 x 5.5 x 17 inches. I’ll have to wait until my birds are 12 weeks to use it, but I’m looking forward to the possibilities of a spill proof feeder!
If you’re interested here’s how to get one: RentACoop PVC Chicken Poultry Feeder with Rain Cover

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Chicken Coop Ramps Your Ultimate Guide

by For Love of Livestock

Designing a chicken coop ramp should be easy, right? It sure seems that way, but the second you sit down to do it, you realize you have loads of questions. How steep should it be? How wide should it be? Does it need cleats or rungs? If so, what size should those be? How far apart should those be? Continue Reading