Cheap and easy extra temporary waterers and feeders

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DeedeesInn, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. DeedeesInn

    DeedeesInn In the Brooder

    Hi! Here are my four adult hens and my four pullets and one cockerel. Also, here you can see how I turn empty milk gallon containers into extra water and feed containers for my chickens. Since my older hens and young ones have separate living spaces for now, I needed more water containers and feeders, temporarily. I put a rock in the feeders so they don't knock them over. Every time I have another empty milk container, I improve on my design a little, with the size, shape, and height of the hole I cut. You could also tie the jug to something by its handle, so it can't fall over. It works out pretty well!

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  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :) That's a neat feeder.
     
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Great idea on the milk jugs!
     
  5. CindaLouWho

    CindaLouWho Chirping

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    ooh.......i may try this myself. I'm trying to find a cheap, easy DIY feeder that they can't dig the feed out of.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good idea on repurposing the milk jugs. Thanks for sharing pictures of your flock.

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. You have a lovely flock.
     

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