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IanG-T wrote:Well sand is down and the girls love it. Scratching in it, rolling in it and nibbling up small pieces of grit out of it. I threw a few meal worms around for them to chase and find and they couldn't be happier by the sound of them!
Thanks for the info guys
My little flock will be entering its first winter and although the weather here is still very very warm I`m thinking about Winter . Mine eat as much layers pellets as they want the odd hanging cabbage a few handfuls of corn mix free range a from 2 to 5 hours a day should I do anything in particular ...
Chickens eat bugs so why a need for the filter?Charliechook wrote:This design needs a lid so it causes a vacuum or the water would just pour out but agree with a filter to keep the bugs out
CH, Thank you for your reply. Yes, I'm quite taken with their products. I'm probably going to order 2 cups attached to the pipe which I will affix to my own container. Are the cups easy to clean? I worry about breaking the little yellow 'tongue.' The cups are easy to clean when I empty out my water...
Well happy with these , I,m using 2 on a 100 litre water butt fed by rainwater , cleaned monthly ish ...no problems so far . http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WET-A-CHOOK-LUBING-Cup-Chicken-Drinker-Waterer-for-Poultry-Feeder-2-Pack-/130800894839?pt=AU_Pet_Supplies&hash=item1e74574377 Pics of my set up on my...
- 18 Aug 2013, 21:24
- Forum: Feeding and Housing
- Topic: Coop and run ++update 15/5/13++ THE RUN EVOLVES
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Another update After having the 2 white hens suffer prolapse and sadly having to destroy them I have replaced them with 3 more . A Light Sussex , a White Leghorn (those 2 my grandson thinks were on holiday) and a Nera ..6 in total! They came form the same supplier as the last batch, I let the first ...
If this is in the wrong place can a mod please move it . I poo pick my run and lawn every day and was given one of these by my son in law who sells pet supplies . I can highly recommend them and have found them easy to use . Though I would offer the last few here . http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/...
My feeder is "open all hours " they seem to only eat when they need it , mine are out 2-4 hours each evening free ranging .crazypianolady wrote:Let them have free access to pellets, they'll self limit the amount they eat. Mixed corn's a different story altogether!
- 29 Jul 2013, 07:54
- Forum: General & Misc
- Topic: My New girls - Dustbath problem?
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I made an area for a "dustbath" in my run (oics on here some where) but they didn't seem to use it....I let mkne free range 2-3 hours in the evenings and they have made their own and use it all the time...I just put the mite powder and ant killer in the holes they use ....no mite problems as of yet....
I have one of these ...http://www.hasbro.com/nerf/en_GB/shop/details.cfm?R=C775732F-5056-900B-10CC-7728268A1181:en_GB I use it to keep mine away from the berry bushes.....fires 75 ft and even if I could hit one it would,nt hurt it ...just the sound of me cocking it to fire is enough now to send them...