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May Blog: Essential tools for chicken beginners

By Grandpa's Feeders | April 23, 2021

Raising chickens can be rewarding for anyone, thanks to their easy upkeep. Once you’ve taken care of your chickens’ three basic needs (food, water, and shelter), your days are pretty much set to watch those little cluckers frolic in their coop. There are some essential tools, however, that you should keep in mind to keep…

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10 Healthy Treats Your “Peck-y” Eaters Will Love

By Grandpa's Feeders | April 7, 2021

Chickens are a huge investment, and their feed can cost up to 75% of your monthly expense. Nevertheless, we do get attached to these lovely creatures and often want to gift them with a special treat that’s still healthy.  What not to feed your chickens Chickens can be “peck”y eaters, but there are also specific…

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How to make a DIY dust bath for your chickens

By Grandpa's Feeders | March 21, 2021

A chicken covered in dirt is a happy chicken! Your chicken is going to dust bathe regardless. Creating your own dust bath ensures that your chickens are bathing in beneficial dirt rather than dirt that contains loads of bacteria that will harm your chickens. Take a peck below on how to create your own DIY…

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Got Rats In Your Coop? We Can Help.

By Grandpa's Feeders | March 16, 2021

Whether you live in town or in the country, it’s summer or winter, there’s always a chance that you can become a target for rats. You’ll often hear that having chickens makes rats inevitable, but don’t believe it. There’s a way to avoid attracting rats and it’s by understanding the reason why they decide to…

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How to Train Your Chickens to Use A Grandpa’s Feeders

By Grandpa's Feeders | February 25, 2021

Chickens are incredibly smart creatures. We know it can be a hoot to watch your chickens interact with each other in your coop, but you may have also recognized that they are able to anticipate future events as well as quickly adapt to their environments very well. This makes the excellent usage of a Grandpa…

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3 Things to Look For When Buying a Chicken Feeder

By Grandpa's Feeders | December 18, 2019

1. High-Quality Materials Investing in a chicken feeder built with high-quality materials such as galvanized steel and alloy (which makes them much stronger and more durable) is an investment you can make with confidence. Ensuring the feeder you purchase is waterproof and can withstand the elements is extremely important as well. One chicken feeder that has…

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