DIY poultry feeder
Get (or make) the right equipment for your poultry operation!
In this Farmbyte, we're sharing:
- Instructions from UMN Extension Educator Wayne Martin on building your own poultry feeder (video)
- Poultry Your Way
- Equipment for Alternative Production Models: Pastured Poultry Nutrition and Forages
Poultry Your Way
Has info on goal setting, marketing, processing, management alternatives, farm profiles, and additional resources. Chapter 5 is management focused and may be of most interest to you.
Poultry equipment for alternative production
This publication has equipment recommendations for waterers, feeders, fencing, and more. From ATTRA.
Pastured poultry nutrition and forages
This publication discusses the advantages forages provide, their impacts on meat and egg quality, and more. From ATTRA.
- Making your own feeder can save money and allows you to feed your poultry with the right size feeder for your birds and facility
- Feeding poultry correctly and with the right equipment is important. The additional resources provide additional information on feeding poultry (both pasture based and feed based) and provide equipment recommendations.