DIY ProjectsBuild a Treadle Chicken Feeder Project

Build a Treadle Chicken Feeder Project

This step by step tutorial of how to build a treadle chicken feeder project is a highly useful piece of equipment that helps reduce the workload for a homesteader tending a chicken flock.

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Build a Treadle Chicken Feeder Project

The positive aspects of a chicken treadle are that it keeps feed clean and fresh, prevents food from attracting wild birds and rodents, weather resistant wood finish protects the feeder from water and sun damage, easy to build and has low maintenance and it only requires the weight of a small chicken required to open feeder.

There is a material list and the price breakdown for the build this yourself project …. it cost less than 40$ and is a quality feeder that will last for years.

Click here to read about how to build a treadle chicken feeder project:


Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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