Feed-O-Matic Poultry Feeder
- Stop rats, mice, wild birds and other small pests from eating your poultry feed.
- Feed stays dry and protected in most weather conditions.
- Innovative trough design reduces wasted feed. Birds can’t reach in and scratch out feed.
- Heavy-duty plastic footplate allows droppings and litter to fall through.
- Weight adjustable treadle assures trough access for both lightweight and heavy breeds.
- Quiet operation.
(holds 17.5 lb feed)
(holds 44 lb feed)
|Feeds Up To||2 hens at once||3 hens at once|
|Feed Capacity||17.5 lb (8 kg)||44 lb (20 kg)|
|Adjustable Treadle||Min: 0.75 lb
Max: 3 lb
|Min: 1 lb
Max: 5.5 lb
|Weight||13 lb||19 lb|
How to Use
Requires assembly by attaching the front step and lid to feeder body. All required hardware included.
Periodically remove accumulated build-up from underneath the footplate to allow proper operation.
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Annette H from New York
The quality of the product material is fine but the design is not chicken friendly. The food is so far back and under that my flock is resisting. Some of my smaller LF hens are using it but the big ones and the lower ranking ones aren’t. I also own a grandpas feeder which the same flock uses in another building - free range. They are trekking across the snow and ice to get to Grandpas. I was hoping to use both but not if they refuse. Debating sending it back or selling it as used. Disappointed.
Russel G from Wisconsin
I've needed a feeder that is rat proof and I am hoping that this is the one. I have only been using it for a few weeks and have not determined if it is keeping them out. The lid is plastic which I know the rats can chew through in short order but I'm hoping they do not figure that out. The packaging for shipping could be somewhat better... it arrived with some slight bends, however I was still able to get it put together and working in no time.
Diane E from Washington
I haven't been able to use it yet to rate it. I put it together correctly but it will open OK then it gets stuck open and doesn't close.
Sherry C from Georgia
Not only does this product make the job of refilling chicken feed less of a chore, but it is valuable for keeping rodents down as they can't access it. It is easy to assemble and I have one that has lasted already for a couple years out in the run. The chickens had no problem figuring out how to use it. I highly recommend this automatic feeder!
Emi L from Oregon
The nuts provided aren't nylock and it comes a part after the birds have used it for a bit- I replaced them. Chickens caught on pretty quick but like to dig food out and leave on ground for mice :( not sure this is a product flaw-more of a chicken flaw.