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Awesome feeder I made!!!!LOOK!!BLUEPRINTS ADDED!!!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chicken_angler, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    My dad and I made a really cool feeder Saturday. Here are a few pics of it.

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    I dont mind if anyone wants to copy it. I will gladly let you know the price and materials along with instructions. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Let me know if you have any ?'s.
     
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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Looks good! How do you keep the feed flowing to the middle areas of the trough away from the supply lines?
     
  3. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
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    I think you and dad did great!!!
     
  4. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    Well i thought it wouldnt flow very well but it does. When we first added feed, it didnt go all the way to the middle but after i moved it with my finger, it has been staying full ever since. I think it is because of the slick inside of the gutter. WEll it is slick since water has to flow over it lol
     
  5. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i can make 1 of those for nothing,,, my neighbor has all kinds of rain gutter round his house hehe [​IMG]
    good job.
     
  6. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    thanks. I like the way it turned out.
     
  7. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    n/a
    i can make 1 of those for nothing,,, my neighbor has all kinds of rain gutter round his house hehe

    No fair taking the gutter OFF your neighbor's house!!!​
     
  8. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:It's nice!!! I was wondering the same thing. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. ChickenTender63

    ChickenTender63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats a pretty sharp idea. And I guess you could make one up to 8' to 10' long also if needed, depending on the length of downspout you can get.

    I imagine you could also make it longer by joining 2 pieces as well, but then the feed may not slide over the connector as well in that spot either.

    What size holes did you drill for the feed circles?
     
  10. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is great idea! [​IMG]
     

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