PVC pipe feeder... GOt the idea from BYC... Here is mine (PIC)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ThreeBoysChicks, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    It works great. In this picture, the door to the Silkie Chalet is open. But once closed, the feeder is just at the right height for them to eat, but not get their feet into it. They don't waste as much. Fill it up and it last 4-5 days.

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  2. MariposaMama

    MariposaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 31, 2008
    Mariposa, CA
    What a cool idea! My hubby would love to build me something like that. He gives me the evil eye every time I come home from the feed store with something for the chicks he thinks he could have built cheaper. [​IMG] I would probably have him use threaded pipe at the top so I could put a lid on it to keep the moisture out, but other than that I love it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Great job!
     
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Thanks!

    Like I said, I got the idea from another BYC member (Rooster_Red).
     
  5. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got my idea from Tori (Mrs A K Bird Brain). She used black pipe and our store had the 4" white. Might be the same size as yours. Did you know you can get a screw-on cap for that pipe? I like it too, saves me bringing one more thing to the coop each day. Ours starts in the feed room, goes through the wall and into the coop. [​IMG]

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=7693-diy-hopper-feeder
     

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