Self-feeder | definition of self-feeder by Medical dictionary
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a feed container from which animals can take feed at will, but which is protected against weather, and wastage by scattering is minimal. Carbohydrate engorgement can occur if the livestock are not used to the system and eat too much grain. Dogs on such a system may overeat and become obese.
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But what we did, on the recommendation of the Fontana Station, was provide grains in self-feeders
with compartments, one for each grain.
for hogs requires less labor than the hand-feeding system.
in the stores look handy, but they're mighty pricey.