Articles from tylermckee

Homemade feeder Waterer made from a 4 gallon bucket free from a donut shop and a 20" plastic planter base. Simple to make, just make sure your lid has a good seal, this lid has a rubber gasket that makes for a great seal. It wont work with an ordinary lid. Simply drill one 1/2" hole an inch or two off the bottom of the bucket, make sure it is lower than the rim of the planter base. Bolt/screw the bucket to the base and thats it. One hole is enough you don't need a bunch, one keeps...
Our Chicken Coop Our chicken coop is 4' x 4.5' with a 6' x 10' run. Floor is framed with 2x4 and covered with OSB, walls are 2x2 framing, with t1-11 siding. All the trim I made from cheap cedar fence boards that i ripped to the desired width. Run is all 2x4 framing with pressure treated on the bottom. 2"x2" wire on the sides and top, with 30" of 1/2" hardware cloth around the bottom. The two front doors open for easy access and what not. The front 2 windows are covered with hardware cloth...
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