How Do You Make A Chicken Feeder In Less Than 60 Seconds For Free

By joe12pack · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
  1. joe12pack
    How do you make a Chicken feeder in less than 60 seconds for FREE?

    Do you or any of your friends ever go to Costco and buy those 100 pack of blank DVDs and then you have that plastic container left?

    cut holes. Avoid damaging the tabs that stick out. These tabs will be used to screw into the base.step 1:


    : Screw the top into the base. Place on plate/wide bowl with a lip.step 2


    feed hungry birdsstep 3:


    These are so cheap you can have 3 or 4 of them in your coop. For me, this worked perfect for 8 of my 3 week old chicks. It's fantastic because you can see how much feed is left and whether it's time to refill.

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  1. casportpony
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Aug 17, 2018
    I would like to see some details on how big to make the holes.
  2. rjohns39
    "I like it...."
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 27, 2018
    simple and easy to reproduce
  3. SavKel&RynKel
    "Simple and see through!"
    3/5, 3 out of 5, reviewed Jul 22, 2018
    Nice feeder! Got a few questions though... Have you tried other shapes besides square holes? What kind of plate was that? (I realize a variety can be used, just curious) how well does this system prevent food waste?
    Thanks for sharing!


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  1. conchopearl
    I think that would make it easier to refil too. :)
  2. joker468
    If I were making this feeder I would cut the holes in the opposite end and cut the center peg shorter if not off completely. That way you could attach a dish to the bottom for the feed to fall into.
  3. Poohb10454
    I think I will try this for my new babies coming in. Thanks
  4. Nutcase
    Wait - silly me - I've got it
  5. Nutcase
    I have to ask a question which you might think is silly:
    How do you refill joe12pack's feeder?
  6. annek
    thanks, I always have a few and felt bad throwing then away. As a thought, this would be great to hang by an eyebolt, then they couldn't knock it over!
  7. BButterfly
    I'd think thy'd knock it over, but seems like an awesome idea for chicks and youngsters!
  8. Desirai
    This is a great idea! Does this work with adult chickens too, or are they able to knock them over?

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