Feed and Water Covers/Shelters

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tydempe, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. tydempe

    tydempe Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, does anyone have any design plans for feed and water covers/shelters they'd be willing to share? Water keeps getting warm, and the feed wet during rain if I don't put it up. Thanks!
     
  2. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    My hubby made a nice sturdy covered feed/water station with 2x6's and 1/2 sheets of plywood.
    On each side is a roost bar, too!
    He also covered the roof with tar paper and shingles that we had left over from a different project.
    Wish I could take a photo and post it but my daughter is at work and she's the one with a smartphone[​IMG]
    Don't laugh!
     
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  3. tydempe

    tydempe Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I'd love to see that if you get a chance! Don't bother if it's too much trouble though lol
     
  4. koopmaster

    koopmaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    My wife read about some hopper style feeder someplace, told me about it so i thru this together with some scrap pieces of 2x4's and a couple pieces of left over plywood.
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    I kinda shot from the hip on how big it needed to be for our 17 bird flock (that is ALWAYS growing in size!!!)
    But it will hold 100+pounds of feed, we have used pellets, mash, and crumble. Nice thing is the little "trough" the fedd is eaten from keeps spill and scratching out to a minimum, plus its rodent and weather proof!
     
  5. tydempe

    tydempe Out Of The Brooder

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    That's great, thanks! I like your coop too by the way lol
     

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