This Instructable will explain how to build a durable, inexpensive chicken feeder from PVC pipe and a 5 gallon bucket. You can use this feeder from chicks to full size birds. The vertical feeder keeps cleaner and has a greater capacity than the horizontal feeders. I have used this style for years and it works well for me.

Step 1: Items Required

30 inch length of 6 inch PVC Pipe

Plastic 5 gallon bucket

Saber saw

Electric drill, bits and step drill bit

Heat Gun

Sheet Metal Pliars




Small nuts and bolts (10-32 x 1/2" is what I used)

10 inches of small chain

2- 1/4" bolts 1 inch long with washers


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