Feeders and Water bowls

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chick456, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. chick456

    chick456 New Egg

    Dec 6, 2013
    I am looking for feeders and water bowls for my coop that don"t cost much!

    I kind of have a tight budget!

    Where can I get some!
  2. The Chickeneer

    The Chickeneer ~A Morning's Crow~

    Most people just make their own. There are great videos on youtube that show you how to make feeders and waterers out of five gallon buckets. I've seen the ones at the feed store, and they can get pretty expensive, around $20 to $25. It only costs maybe $5 or $6 to make your own, and its actually pretty easy.
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    I use those "little giant" black rubber pans for feed and you can use them for water. They are very cheap....like $5 dollars at any feed store. You can even get them at Walmart as well. They do not crack or break, they don't tip over easily and will cause less waste in feed. Water also thaws out quick in the winter when put in a sun beam.

    Here is what the look like. They come in assorted sizes...

    Last edited: Dec 7, 2013

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