This weather resistant and rustproof feeder is designed to fill easily from the top and will automatically dispense the food. Adapted for use as a swan feeder. It should be placed on a vertical metal pole or fence post in the water approximately 2 to 3 feet from the bank, with at least 15" from the bottom of the feeder to the surface of the water. Use a 1:1 mixture of cracked corn and laying poultry pellets or crumbles Dry feed capacity approximately 25 lbs. Pole and hardware not included.