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PostSubject: Mineral dispenser    Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:00 pm

Does anyone know a good way to present minerals to young birds (Pink and Black) or Pick-pot?

I use old Pick-pot pots or the plastic type of galley pots with lips that turn back on themselves a bit.

However, I find the young birds tip them over and spill all the contents of the floor.

I have tried building 'Hoppers' that hold 3 or 4 pots, but they are never very successful.

Does anyone have any good ideas please.

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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:10 pm

I put one of the brown glazed pots into each feeding tray with the wire tops........cant fall over and works well enough.


I don't have a picture of the type of feeder, but Darren uses the same ones, so I hope Darren doesn't mind me using the photo with Alfie on.


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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:31 pm

Put a wire tomatoe growing trellis over it. Or a bleach bottle with large holes in the sides.
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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:09 am

blueskylofts wrote:
Does anyone know a good way to present minerals to young birds (Pink and Black) or Pick-pot?

I use old Pick-pot pots or the plastic type of galley pots with lips that turn back on themselves a bit.

However, I find the young birds tip them over and spill all the contents of the floor.

I have tried building 'Hoppers' that hold 3 or 4 pots, but they are never very successful.

Does anyone have any good ideas please.

Cheers

Phil
I use 2 litre plastic type milk cartons here Phil Smile Smile Cut one side out, clip it to a wall & one of those picking pots fits inside them A Ok I've found. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:59 am

as david mentioned we put clay pots in the wire top hoppers always works well and stays clean
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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:33 am

Great ideas lads - Thank you all.


I like the picture of Darren's loft manager the best.

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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:59 pm

I just use an old water fountain works for me
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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:01 pm

Nice big blue youngster in the corn trough their Darren looks like he's been reared well
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PostSubject: Re: Mineral dispenser    Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:28 pm

yes he is a handful alright mark pirat
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