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Home made bulk feeders

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by anthonyjames, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone out there made any feeders that hold 200 - 400 lbs of feed for their flock?

    I am looking to keep in the coop area and would like it to hold up to the amounts below at minimum. I am looking for ideas, sizes, etc.

    Any out there have photos or plans to share?
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I'm considering getting a "deer feeder" and disabling the 'spread' function.... with the timer that food twice a day...
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    We built this one but this may be too big if you are planning for a inside feeder. This is a covered feeder that is in the chicken yard. It hold 400lbs of feed.

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  4. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Beautiful!!!

    do you need a wood working degree?

    What tools?

    The pen is 12*20*8 not counting the coop.
     
  5. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Franzen Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  9. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cool...we have been thinking of making a large feeder...thanks for the info!
     

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