Need small feeder idea for 4x3 coop.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LaurelRidgeDreams, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. LaurelRidgeDreams

    LaurelRidgeDreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are moving two hens to a 4'x3' coop. Would love suggestions about feeders and waterers for this small area. Thanks
     
  2. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. sixty7x

    sixty7x Out Of The Brooder

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    I hung a rabbit feeder from TSC. I did make a wood cover for it so they couldn't poop in their food. It keeps my 4 hens fed for 4-5 days. I've got a 4'x3' coop also and it doesn't take up much room.
     
  4. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Hi LaurelRidgeDreams---

    Two hens wouldn't need much.

    Here is one idea:
    http://www.eggcartons.com/Show-Cage-Cup/productinfo/SCC/
    I got a type that is stainless steel from Jeffers Vet supply I think or MyPetChicken... They hang on the wire of the run. To save some space, I have switched to these in my run to save space.
    Here is another example:
    http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?pcatid=7433

    Chad
    What an Awesome coop! Really nice chickens too.
    Looks like a PVC end cap has your oystershells---right next to your PVC feeder....maybe that would work for LaurelRidgeDreams two hens.

    good luck with what you decide.
     
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  5. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickat, thanks for the compliment!!
     
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  7. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used a small pig feeder. It attaches to the wall so it takes up less space.
     
  8. LaurelRidgeDreams

    LaurelRidgeDreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the ideas!!!
     
  9. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Laurel, I told you it was a 4" pvc pipe but its a 3" pipe and then all the other items are correct.
     
  10. itsmechrissy

    itsmechrissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I like this idea, do you have a picture you can share?
     

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