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How To Make A Treadle Chicken Feeder

How To Make A Treadle Chicken Feeder

How To Make A Treadle Chicken Feeder

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Whether you have a large laying flock or just a few backyard hens, keeping them fed is a regular chore (never mind the expense), especially if the feeder isn’t weatherproof and allows rodents and wild birds access. One way to keep the feed safe from spoilage and purloin-age is to keep it covered – but how will the chickens gain access?

Through a bit of physics, it’s possible to employ some carefully designed levers and fulcrums that will cause the feeder to open when a chicken (or an object of similar weight) steps on a perch-like treadle; Click the link below to see how to make this simple chicken feeder

How To Make A Treadle Chicken Feeder

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