Free-range Chicken Feeder

Australia Wide Shipping

Australia Wide Shipping

Delivered to your door, lowest price guaranteed.

Layby Lay-by available
12 Month Warranty 12 Month Warranty
$199$458 $99$299
Clear selection Treadle Feeder

Hold for me

Please wait. Processing...

Close Window

Stop feeding birds and pests! Feed only your chooks with our treadle chicken feeder.

Save money: Reduce food wastage by up to 75%. Keeps food dry
Prevent Pests: Save valuable feed from rats, mice and birds
Convenient: Holds 5kg of feed – Enough for 6 chickens for up 7 days
Easy to use: Treadle feeder opens with only 500 grams of pressure. Most chooks learn to use it in a few days. Training guide included.

Fast Facts:

  • Suitable for large chickens, small bantams and pheasants
  • Made from long-lasting rust-proof aluminium
  • Keeps feed clean & dry
  • Holds 5kg of feed for your chooks to enjoy at their leisure


  • Size: 56cm wide x 18cm high x 37cm deep.  Weight: 3kg

Our treadle feeder is easy to set up and easy for your girls to use. Our feeder features 2 special training modes that allow your chooks to quickly learn how to use the feeder. You can start in full-open mode, progress to partially open and then to normal closed operation. See our video above to see how this works. The training guide is included and most chickens will be self feeding in a few days.

Benefits of Automatic Chicken Feeders: 

  • The chickens can feed themselves as much as they want, when they want.
  • The feeder holds enough feed for several days, so no need to rush home to feed your chooks.
  • The automatic treadle feeders are rodent resistant and waterproof. Keep that chook feed safe from pesky pests and ruining rain!
  • These feeders are suitable for free-ranging hens or those in a coop or run.
  • Made from rust-proof aluminium, these chicken feeders will stand up to the elements in your coop run.
Download product Brochure

What you need to know

Free Range Chicken Feeder training is easy!

Chickens are very intelligent animals and your birds will pick up how to use your newly purchased treadle feeder in no time. It will just take an inquisitive lady in your flock to show them how it’s done and the rest will follow suit.

Download your Treadle Feeder Training Guide to see how easy it is!

Our Chicken Help Guarantee

Need a friend who is a chicken genius? At Backyard Chicken Coops we wrangle poultry matters with both hands. Do you have a girl who has gone a little gloomy? Are the foundations of the pecking order beginning to crumble? Or do you simply need to know the difference between chicken crumble and pellets? Don’t let your burning chicken questions char on one side. Turn to us and we will be there to have a cluck about the best chook solutions for you. It's our after-sales guarantee to you.

Optional Extras

Nothing is too good for your girls! Treat your chickens right with these Optional Extras, specifically designed to suit our coops!

Chook Feed Drum

60L heavy duty plastic drum with secure screw-on lid Keep your chicken feed dry, fresh and safe from pesky pests! Great for storing feed, hemp bedding or chicken treats! Secure screw-on lid and moisture seal insert Also sold as…

60 litre blue chicken feed storage drum thumbnail

Auto Door Opener

Our battery operated Automatic Door Opener gives you the ability to set the open and close times you want! With a 2 year warranty, our door will save you from getting out of bed at 6am on a Saturday to let your hens out; or more importantly if you are away, peace of mind that your hens will always be safe and happy. It’s not until you have one that you wonder how you ever managed without it!…


Chicken Starter Kit

This is the perfect kit if you are first time chicken owners. We have scoured everything at wholesale prices, making it extremely cost effective for you compared to buying everything individually. It includes a 60L heavy duty air tight plastic drum, premium lay mash, auto feeder, auto drinker, shell grit, cracked corn, scoops, straw and a book on How to Keep Pet Chickens which is great for kids…

backyard chicken starter kit

Free-range Chicken Feeder

Stop feeding birds and pests! Feed only your chooks with our treadle chicken feeder. Save money: Reduce food wastage by up to 75%. Keeps food dry Prevent Pests: Save valuable feed from rats, mice and birds Convenient: Holds 5kg…

chicken eating from feeder while free ranging

Poultry Fencing

Available in 24m and 48m Lengths Also available in Electric Fencing Height 150 cm Includes: 12 x sturdy poles with steel spikes – easy install! Includes: 32 x pegs to secure it down to the ground Includes: 1…

backyard chicken coops poultry fencing

Poultry Electric Fencing

Free range time is important for keeping happy and healthy hens, but the threat of predators stops some chook keepers from letting their girls get out and about. Our electric poultry fencing is the perfect solution. This kit includes everything…

protect your chickens with backyard electric poultry fencing available in 25m or 50m thumbnail

Wire Mesh Flooring

Any feathery friend is subject to predators such as snakes, foxes, birds, dogs and quolls. Proven to work well, we can provide you with a galvanised wire mesh flooring solution to stop those pesky critters from getting to your girls!…


Chicken Coop Shade Cloth

Backyard hens need a loving hand to help them keep their cool during harsh summers and chilly winters. Our range of Coop Shades is the most cost-effective, safe and environmentally friendly way to protect your precious flock from…

outdoor chicken coop shade cloth thumbnail


In Australia it’s only natural to expect extreme weather conditions, like heat waves, cyclones and flooding on a regular basis. Be sure that your chickens will be able to weather the storm and keep their cool during wild weather with…


Fresh Bedding Bundle

Keep your chickens’ fluffy bottoms high and dry with our Fresh Bedding Bundle! Bundle includes: 140L of organic, super absorbent Hemp Bedding for your nesting boxes and chicken run. Large Storage Drum to securely store your bedding until…

hemp bedding to keep chicken healthy and coop cleaner for longer

Payment Options:

To make it easy for you, we accept all methods of payment, plus we are excited to now offer lay-by! To lay-by, select “pay deposit” at the checkout.

Direct Deposit

Did you know?

Did you know
  • Free-range hens lay eggs with; 2 times the omega 3’s
  • 4-6 times more vitamin D
  • 3 times the vitamin E
  • 7 times more beta carotene 2/3 more vitamin A
  • 1/3 less cholesterol
  • 1/4 less saturated fat PLUS they’re guaranteed to taste better!.

13 reviews for Free-range Chicken Feeder

  1. 5 out of 5


    No vermin access Holds ample feed Weather proof

    1 out of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?
  2. 5 out of 5


    No waste use less seed just need to clean and fill once a week.

    1 out of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?
  3. 5 out of 5


    I know – they are getting a good dry clean feed. – I don’t have to worry about their feed times – Vermin and birds are not attracted to their hen compound

    1 out of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?
  4. 5 out of 5


    Less mice, less wasted feed on the ground, happy chooks

    1 out of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?
  5. 5 out of 5


    Good size, weather proof, keeps the food away from pigeons.

    Was this review helpful to you?
  6. 5 out of 5


    Keeps food dry, stops mice getting in, less food waste and time saving, as I font have to refill the food as often.

    Was this review helpful to you?
  7. 5 out of 5


    No food left lying around for rats etc No wasted food=saving money Don’t have to feed them every day as it stores quite a lot of food.

    0 out of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?
  8. 5 out of 5


    No wasted food Girls can eat when they want Vermon kicked out

    Was this review helpful to you?
  9. 5 out of 5


    It keeps the food dry it keeps vermin out they all feed together so they have bonded nicely where as before they were fighting over food.

    1 out of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?
  10. 5 out of 5


    Only have to top it up once a week Keeps feed dry Stops pests

    Was this review helpful to you?
  11. 5 out of 5


    Less wastage Light to move Deters vermin

    Was this review helpful to you?
  12. 5 out of 5


    Save on food, weather proof, less wild birds (pigeons) around

    Was this review helpful to you?
  13. 5 out of 5


    Keeps wild birds out, I use half the feed now, easy to set up and train chooks, good quality with virtually no maintenance

    Was this review helpful to you?
Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *