Homemade Waterer/feeder ideas?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lizi.beth915, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. lizi.beth915

    lizi.beth915 Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls are using those plastic half gallon feeder/waterer things with the red bottoms that you get from the feed store right now. But I'm getting tired of refilling it twice a day && it seems like I'm constantly picking stuff out of them since they sit on the ground. I looked in the store for the bigger size, but I really don't want to pay 25$ ++ a piece for them... so does anyone have any simple, inexpensive waterer/feeder ideas?

    Thanks,
    Liz.
     
  2. DawnCols

    DawnCols Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's a post on here about that here
     
  3. lizi.beth915

    lizi.beth915 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ahh!! That's perfect! Thank you!
     
  4. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    lizi.beth915 :

    My girls are using those plastic half gallon feeder/waterer things with the red bottoms that you get from the feed store right now. But I'm getting tired of refilling it twice a day && it seems like I'm constantly picking stuff out of them since they sit on the ground. I looked in the store for the bigger size, but I really don't want to pay 25$ ++ a piece for them... so does anyone have any simple, inexpensive waterer/feeder ideas?

    Thanks,
    Liz.

    Look at my page... both are cheap to make and both are very efficient.​
     
  5. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had a lot of problems with the bigger feeders, I would recommend you use waterer cups connected to a 5 gallon bucket. It will make things much easier and be a lot smoother.

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  6. Gallo del Cielo

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