Tag Archives: Wild Birds

Suggestions for Minimizing Chicken Feed Waste

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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 … Continue reading

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Winter Grass Grief

In Phoenix you can have a green lawn all winter. However, as cooler temperatures approach, the summer grass turns brown and goes dormant till around March. So every October if you want a pretty green lawn you have to plant … Continue reading

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Trying theTreadle Feeder, Week 1

Local Built Chicken Feeder Fights the Battle of Feed Waste. Sunday 5 pm Finally an answer to my fight against the wild birds eating my chicken feed. I found what I think is called a Treadle feeder, a clever invention … Continue reading

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Wild Birds Eating Chicken Feed?

Update: Bought the Treadle Feeder and was NOT impressed. The chickens just scratched all the feed on the ground… wasting more than ever! 😦 Feeding free-run chickens and not the wild birds is a common problem. With the price of … Continue reading

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