Ebay auto feeder bucket. Can I hang it?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gale65, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have the feeder from ebay where you put the metal thing in a hole in a bucket and the chickens hit the lever and feed falls out. I have it on a piece of wood with a hole in it that is propped on 2 blocks. The problem is that only about 2 chickens can eat from it at a time. I thought about hanging it from the roof of the run but would it still work ok? If I have to I will buy a thicker piece of wood so we can put the blocks further apart but I thought I'd check about hanging it first to save $$ and having to cut another hole in wood...
     
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    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  3. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Mine is hanging... Has a lid and only fill it half way because of the weight.
     
  4. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What size bucket? The bucket I'm using is 2 gallon and I'd like to be able to fill it all the way.
     
  5. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Mine is a 5 gallon....
     

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