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55 gallon barrel protein feeder #7351146 11/17/18 02:47 PM
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Bought a protein feeder and it came with an internal funnel but the opening is fairly small and I feel like protein pellets would prob clog up at the opening. My question is how wide do yall think the opening should be? This one is prob 1 1/2 in opening but Im thinking it needs to be atleast 2 inches.

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All will depend on how big the protein pellets you use are and what your consumption rate will be. 1-1/2 is probably fine but I would prefer it to be 2 -2-1/2 also.


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Re: 55 gallon barrel protein feeder [Re: SapperTitan] #7359248 11/27/18 05:39 AM
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Same issue with the funnel inside mine. I made the hole as big as I could and that seemed to help.

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I like mine 3. A jig saw with a metal blade works well to open it up.


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3" min but 4" is even better. Otherwise you'll be cleaning out a clog and you don't want moisture inside because dumping one is a pain. I'm sure you've researched and know you do need some ventilation to avoid condensation.

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