Homemade chick feeder for brooder?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Irajoe, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. Irajoe

    Irajoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was glad to see AK_Button_Mama's post regarding a homemade waterer. I plan to use the waterer in the brooder for chicks set to hatch on the 19th.

    Now, I'm hopeful to get ideas on a homemade chick feeder that I could use the brooder.

    Thank you!
     
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope it will help you a bit.

    Omran
     
  3. Irajoe

    Irajoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely it does...looks like a very viable option for me.

    Thank you so much!
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:Isn't PVC wonderful!

    Irajoe, [​IMG] from another Carolinian!
     
  5. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Could an ice cube tray be used? Most people have those around and it could easily fit in most brooder boxes.
     
  6. Irajoe

    Irajoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Isn't PVC wonderful!

    Irajoe, [​IMG] from another Carolinian!

    PVC Rules! Now to add chick feeder to my list of PVC creations, along truck bed bike rack...soccer goals....!!!!
     
  7. wyo-helpmeet

    wyo-helpmeet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Was this answered? I'd love to know. THNX!
     
  8. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Was this answered? I'd love to know. THNX!

    No one answered me, but I went ahead and tried it. It worked fine when I had a weekend with three separate brooders and 50 chicks for a group order. Lots of openings for many chicks at once to eat. My only complaint was some would stand on or in it and it got bits of poop in it occasionally. But they poop in every thing anyway.
     
  9. wyo-helpmeet

    wyo-helpmeet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:THNX for the update!
     

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