Are you tired of replacing your Chicken Treadle Feeder? Do you have rats and mice in the chicken coop? Does your current feeder let your costly feed get wet? You can relax now. Dine a Chook Large Chicken Feeder is your answer to all these common Backyard Chicken Keeping problems plus more.
Large Chicken Feeder design
- Size: 4.7 Litre Chicken Feeder (720 mm tall)
- Perfect for up to 8 birds
- Patent Rain cover and gutter system for a weather-proof feeding bay
- Patent Pending waste-reducing design stops feed ending up on the ground
- Works effectively with commercial pellet and mash feeds
- Deters rodents and other pests
- Built-in carry handle and lid hook
- No glue or screws
- 100 % industrial-grade ASA plastic - better than PVC - won't crack or become brittle
- Australian manufactured parts
- Comes with a mounting kit
Rodent and Wildlife Resistant:
Together with a Good Coop Management Plan, a Dine A Chook Feeder helps maintain a rodent-proof chicken coop. The Rain Hood helps prevent vermin from getting to the feed from the top. The height off the ground helps stop them coming from below. It also helps deter other pest birds and wildlife. Save your money by only feeding your chickens and Poultry.
Patent Pending Rain and Gutter System
Many have tried but none have succeeded in bettering our Patent Pending Rainhood and Gutter System.
Made to do one job, stop feed waste from preventing it from getting wet.
And it Works.
With years of development behind today's Hood and Gutter System, Dine A Chook Rain Hood and Gutter is unbeatable.
Designed for Tropical Rainfall of Queensland, the Dine A Chook Rain and Gutter System keeps your feed dry
Compare Dine A Chook Feeder with a Hanging Feeder or Treadle Feeder.
- No faeces contamination
- No moving parts
- Almost zero maintenance
- Helps deter rats and mice
- Waterproof to stop feed getting wet
- Outlasts any other feeder
Hanging Feed Units: Don't underestimate the intelligence of a rat. Even hanging Feeders are not entirely Rat proof. In the case of a Hanging Feeder, it won't take Rats long to realise they can climb down the chain to get to the Feed. Also, many Hanging Feed Units fail to address the rain meaning feed can be open to getting wet.
Treadle Feeders: They look perfect, but they are not. Moving parts fatigue and fail over time. So you are either replacing parts or replacing the feeder. Cheap treadle feeders rust out in very little time at all. The feed can still get wet. If your chickens feed while it is raining, feed gets damp or wet and spoils. So you end up wasting feed that has cost you money. Another very noteworthy point is Chickens get sick when they eat feed contaminated from faeces. With a treadle feeder chickens can get up onto the feed while another is holding the pedal down. Waste can now contaminate the feed.
A Dine A Chook automatic chicken feeder only allows a Hen to put their head and beak into the feeding bay. There is almost no possibility of faeces contamination in the feeder. Rats can still take over a treadle feeder. Working as a team, Rats learn to stand on the step to open the Feeder and access the Feed.
The reality, regardless of advertising or marketing claims, there just is no 100% Rat Proof Feeder. What we can tell you based on customer feedback, the combination of a Dine A Chook Feeder as well as a Good Coop Management plan is a highly successful way of preventing Rat Infestations. Our waste reducing Feeder keeps food off the floor. If you keep the Chicken Coop clean tidy and clean, you shall all but eliminate Rats.
Unique Patent Pending Design Features:
Dine A Chook Chicken Feeders stops feed waste. The Silo Inspired Feeding Bay stops chickens raking feed on the ground. Our waste reducing chook feeder saves you money. Able to feed up to 12 hens, our large chicken feeder is perfect for the small to medium size chicken coop.
Our unique horizontal and vertical paddle technology keeps chicken feed in the feed hopper bay. No mess on the ground and virtually no feed wasted.
Helps prevent illness and disease
A feeder that allows chickens to walk on the feed invites the opportunity for infection and also contamination. This leads to illness and even disease which can spread quickly through the flock.
The Dine A Chook Automatic feeder only allows the chickens head comes into contact with feed in the feed bay. There is almost no possibility of faeces contamination in the feeder. Another way our feeder prevents illness is keeping feed dry. Botulism bacteria can easily take hold in wet feed. In Australia, Botulism is a leading cause of premature backyard chicken death. The Dine A Chook feeder is made to keep feed dry and the rain out.
Difference between ASA and PVC plastic
Genuine Dine A Chook uses ASA thermoplastic. Compared to PVC, ASA is significantly more resistant to environment stress in the outdoors. It retains its gloss and resists cracking or deterioration in the elements far better that PVC. Quality outdoor furniture uses ASA because of its strength and durability in an out of doors environment. When buying Genuine Dine A Chook you are buying the best in design as well as construction and materials.
Save even more when Buying a Feeder and Drinker Kit:
Dine A Chook has a considerable range of Feeder and Drinker Kits.
Also Available Small Automatic Chicken Feeders for Smaller Coops with restrictive height.
With over 50,000 Poultry feeders sold, Dine A Chook is the number one brand you can trust for your Chickens. Aussie Backyard Chicken Keepers Love Dine A Chook Feeders. Join the Dine A Chook family today and become part of something bigger.
Dine A Chook shipping charges are outlined below and are for all Australian and New Zealand orders.
|Up to 1kg||$9.95|
|1 - 3kg||$12.95|
|3 - 5kg||$14.95|
|5 - 7kg||$19.95|
|Over 7kg||Calculated at checkout|
|Order over $199 with a total weight under 7kg - Excludes Bulk Bird Netting||Free Shipping - Use Coupon Code 'Free Shipping'|
How is your order shipped?
All Dine A Chook orders are sent using Australia Post unless otherwise stated. All orders require a signature at the time of delivery unless you provide an authority to leave. We deliver to Residential and Business addresses, PO Boxes and Parcel Lockers.
Every Dine a Chook delivery is completely insured for the total value of the items despatched and insurance coverage includes loss and damage during transit. In the unlikely event, you receive a broken item contact our office via the contact us page within 3 working days of signing for the goods so we can arrange for a replacement.
|State||Estimated delivery (business days)|
|New South Wales||3-5 days|
|South Australia, Tasmania & ACT||6-8 days|
|Western Australia & Northern Territory||8-12 days|
With the exception of busy times of the year, orders received before 11am are generally shipped out that same day.
Q. How many chickens will this feeder service?
A. This large feeder is suitable for up to 8 birds
Q. Is the feeder also suitable for other birds?
A. You can use your Dine A Chook feeder with Ducks, Geese, Chickens
Q. What height should I install my feeder of the coop floor?
A. You should always install the feeder at the same height as the neck of your smallest chicken.Q. How do I clean my feeder?
A. Simply wash out, allow to dry and re-mount on the mounting hooks.Warranty: The Dine A Chook Automatic chicken feeder comes with a 3 year warranty against material defect. This warranty does not cover misuse or neglect caused by the purchaser. Should you have any issue regarding your Dine A Chook Chicken feeder please contact via the contact us page so we can assist you further.
Didn't take long for my young pullets to work it out.
There's been no mess, no vermin, no other birds and no water entering the feeder. love it!!!
this gets a big cluck cluck from the hens, great product, great service
Wonderful. Well desigined and well built. Very easy to install and the chooks learnt straight away how to use it. A great buy.
I was a bit sceptical that i was spending a fair bit of money because i was to lazy to refresh the water every day .
Now i relise that my chickens never have to eat feed thats had rats in it or water thats not clean.
I can go away for a weekend and know they are being fed, well worth the money.
I really love this feeder!
Absolutely no waste, no mess & my chooks wasted no time in working out how to use it. Best of all the wild birds can't use it and neither can rats!
Thanks for making such a wonderful product AND for keeping the price reasonable too.
This product is the best. The chooks took to it straight away. Mess free, fuss free. We only have a small run so space is at a premium. This product keeps the feed up and out of the way. Easy to access to top up the feed. Love it!!