This would work for feeder too, sized to hold inverted 5 gal water jug. Base is lifted to keep them from getting dirt in it. Outside in coop run area. Feeder / waterer on top of sturdy plywood & galvanized awning so can be accessed without entering run
(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.