Chooktred Feeder

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Our Chooktred feeder is made in Melbourne to rigorous standards and saves money by keeping rodents and wild birds which bring diseases and parasites. The soft-closing access flap and adjustable weight option makes it perfect feeder for all breeds.

  • Keeps rodents, wild birds, and water out
  • Holds up to 14 kg of feed
  • Short learning period
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The Chooktred feeder is a durable and robust feeder designed to meet the demanding standards of backyard chicken owners in Australia. It has a generous feed capacity of up to 14 kg, which can keep up to eight hens fed for over two weeks, making it a practical and convenient choice for chicken keepers. The feeder is adjustable to suit lighter breeds of chicken, such as bantams, and comes with a soft-closing access flap that doesn't scare chickens and a feeding grid that can be used for both pelletised and mash feeds.

This tread-on chicken feeder is proudly made in Melbourne, Australia, and has been refined over many years to ensure that it meets the needs of chicken keepers. The Chooktred feeder is engineered to keep rodents and wild birds out of your feed, providing peace of mind for backyard chicken owners. Its dimensions are L41 x W30 x H29, making it a practical and space-saving option for chicken coops. Overall, the Chooktred feeder is a reliable and effective feeding solution that provides a convenient way to keep your chickens well-fed and healthy.

Delivery time depends on your location and the shipping method you choose. We dispatch orders every business day (excludes weekends and public holidays), with online orders generally shipped the same day if received before 8 am. 

Once dispatched, standard delivery will arrive within approximately:

  • Melbourne metro: 3–5 business days
  • Regional Victoria: 7–10 business days
  • Interstate cities: 5–14 business days
  • Non-Victorian regional areas: 10–22 business days

If you select express shipping at checkout, this will normally reduce the arrival date by one to two business days.

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Family Values

Giuliana and Jason, owners of Talking Hens, are from an educational background and love talking to and interacting with customers. Warmly welcoming families to the farm is always a joy and they love watching the excitement of children seeing the hens, often for the first time.

Supporting, encouraging, and providing best practice information to families is a priority along with answering any and all questions. Staff are thoroughly trained, friendly, and approachable so that they are able to provide expert advice and support for families both new and experienced in keeping backyard chickens.


Circular economy principles are at the heart of Talking Hens, with a strong commitment to innovation, sustainability, and environmentally-friendly practices. Working on new ways to produce high-quality products using hempcrete, recycled wood and 3D Printing with metal and plant-based plastics are just some of the materials and technology that the business has been using. We are constantly searching for new, more sustainable practices, using locally made, high-quality, and recyclable materials wherever possible.

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