Hanging Chicken Feeder

Most hens waste more mash than they eat, but you can put an end to their spendthrift ways with a hanging chicken feeder.



hanging chicken feeder - finished feeder in use
The finished hanging chicken feeder. You should hang it at an appropriate height — the middle of your birds' backs is a good rule of thumb.
Photo by Ray Meloy
hanging chicken feeder - assembly diagram
The feeder's assembly diagram.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
hanging chicken feeder - inverted feeding pan and support disk
Fasten on the pan and support disk.
Ray Meloy
hanging chicken feeder - cutting out the bottom of the plastic pail
Leave a 1" border when you cut out the bottom of the pail.
Ray Meloy
hanging chicken feeder - cross piece and bolt
Attach the crosspiece and bolt.
Ray Meloy

















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