(This would work for pets also.) homemade chicken waterer- so stinking simple and smart! (Wonder if you could do the same thing with a large "Gatorade" cooler and give your hens cool water in the summer.
Tips on building the perfect chicken coop. Plus DIY hanging chicken feeder ideas. Another pin on coops noted to paint the ceiling of their porches blue because mosquitoes hate the color and wasps won't build nests there;
Showing you my grit/oyster shell feeder I made today. The lid flips up to fill the tubes and is slanted to discourage chicken roosting. The wood is unfinished and all edges are sanded for the chicken's safety.
Building A Chicken Coop - Brilliant feed bin idea. No scrapping around or wasted feed on the floor. And the feed stays dry in the rain. - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.
DIY birdfeeder that can be made in less than 3 minutes. All you need is a Mason jar, chicken feeder, 3 feet of 8 gauge wire and birdseed. Done :) Maybe the thick wire would be good for making fiddlehead sculptures too?