Should I Hang My Chicken Feeder?
Where Should I Put My Chicken Feeder?
How Do You Make A Chicken Feeder?
Now you need to know the height of your run or how tall you want it in your barn or coop.
Our run is about 4′ tall and we have it there in the run so that you do not have to open it to feed the girls. In hindsight, I wish I would have put it in the coop because the rain gets into the part with the food. Next time I will do this instead. I would make it at a comfortable height for you to pour the grain in it.
I made several so I used full-length tubes, but they also come in 4′ sections. So take your hacksaw and cut the pipe. Put glue on the outside of the pipe and inside the smooth side of your coupler.
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Insert the tube inside the coupler. This is now the top used to pour in the chicken feed. Screw on the cap to keep out the rain from the top of your feeder. Turn over your pipe and apply glue. Put the glue also on the top side of the “y” connector and insert the pipe. You are now almost done! Take the tube and turn upside down and add glue to the bottom of the “y” connector and also on the 2nd coupler, put them together, and screw on the cap. Now you wait for the glue to dry. When it is dry flip it right side up and strap onto your coup or your chicken run. Then you are ready to fill it with your chicken feed. Make sure you keep the lid on to keep out the moisture and keep your feed fresh.
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This is a self-feeding feeder, as the birds eat the food comes down the pipe and into the “Y” connector for the chickens to eat freely. Just refill as it gets low.
The girls love it!!!
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