Plans And ideas >Automatic Chicken Feeder

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BAkyARDchiks, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. BAkyARDchiks

    BAkyARDchiks In the Brooder

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    I would like to know how to make a automatic chicken feeder or any plans This is the feeder i am looking for.
     
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  2. kuwaitchicken

    kuwaitchicken In the Brooder

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    Well that’s pretty nifty if you ask me, I would also like to know how to make one
     
  3. Stumpy

    Stumpy Songster

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    That's really clever! Did you write the person who posted the video on You Tube to inquire about it?
     
  4. FiveHens

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    Gah! This is frustrating me! I know that I have seen the plans for that somewhere online when I was looking for feeder plans...and I cannot find then now!


    Edited to say: here it is: https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-feeders.html
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    it does say specifically that there are no plans, there are some nice close-ups.
     
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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    There was a guy on here that built a great one. He made it like a hog feeder. It had this shape ^ at the bottom covered with something slippery with a wooden box around it. Hinged top on both sides to add feed. I think he said if held 50 lbs of feed and it had 2 sides the hens could eat from.
     
  6. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    wow never seen those that is really cool!
     
  7. calista

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  8. We used 4" PVC and Wye Piece for the feed... 2" and same for grit and oyster...

    Working well so far.
     
  9. BAkyARDchiks

    BAkyARDchiks In the Brooder

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    :)Thanks for letting me know! If you have any more ideas Feel free to post
     
  10. BAkyARDchiks

    BAkyARDchiks In the Brooder

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    I am going to make a automatic feeder just like that one [​IMG]
     

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