ideas for food and water

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by pharmchickrnmom, May 12, 2010.

  1. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband is almost finished building out chicken tractor. [​IMG] Since it will be moved every other day or so, I am looking for ideas for feeders and waterers inside the tractor. I was thinking of hanging something which would prevent the chickens making a mess. We are newbies so any suggestions would be helpful. Our tractor is 4x8 and will have 8 residents soon![​IMG] What have you done in your tractors?[​IMG]
     
  2. JMPE

    JMPE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 2 gallon bucket with 2 nipples screwed into the bottom for my 5 girls. I love it because the water in always clean. You can get the nipples from FarmTek or http://www.avianaquamiser.com/chickennipple/ has the nipples and completed waterers (they have pictures if you are scratching your head right now). If you have the height to use one, I would highly recommend it.

    Not sure about a feeder. We use a PVC pipe feeder. There are several designs on various post in the forum. Just do a search.

    Good luck!
     
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    JMPE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ChrisS_NC New Egg

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