I call this the hydro chicken feeder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by flyfishinguy, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. flyfishinguy

    flyfishinguy Out Of The Brooder

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    I took 2 hydroponic gardening systems and turned them into a feeder and waterer.....Took the chickens half a day to get used to the idea but they feed and drink from it regular now....the feeder holds 5lbs of feed and the waterer holds 3 gallons.....not bad for junk laying around and being put to use [​IMG]
     
  2. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
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    Good job!

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  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    What a great idea you've got there!! [​IMG] Seems they like it just fine too.
     
  4. rainnotebook

    rainnotebook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very very cool! You should post how to make them! [​IMG]
     
  5. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Cool repurposing! [​IMG]
     
  6. 72elizabeth

    72elizabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks really good. Does it stop alot of waste? I took a plastic 5lb coffee can, cut out 3 part on the bottom so feed can come out, attached it to a plant saucer and put the whole thing in a heavy horse feeder bucket. They waste so much and when I pick up the horse feeder, there's load of worms. They're fat and about half inch or three quarters of an inch in diameter. How can I stop this. I have an open pen design and the feed bucket is on the ground. Any suggestion?
     

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