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
What an absolutely fantastic way to secure your hardware cloth! In very cold climates you would want to use metal washers, not plastic ones, because the plastic will get brittle and break easily in the cold.