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1 Gallon Poultry Waterer

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Recent User Reviews

  1. snow5164
    "Great to have a couple of these"
    Pros - Nice size to carry, easy to clean , cheap.Great for birds in isolation.
    Cons - None
    I have 4 of these. Great size to add probiotics/ electrolytes to a hens diet . I use it for new chicks with marbles in the trough. Easy to clean and a great price , I add apple cider sometimes so the ability to clean it afterwards is important.
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  2. barneveldrerman
    "Great for a younger flock"
    Pros - Fits in small spaces. Easy to keep clean
    Cons - Easy to get dirt or shavings in tray
    For young flocks or small ones this is great. It is fairly essay to keep clean. It also fits great in small spaces. The only bad part is it easily gets dirt or shavings inside the tray. Also the lid is hard to screw on sometimes. Overall it is one of the best investments that I have made!
  3. CuzChickens
    "Handy waterer, not too many complaints."
    Pros - Easy to clean, holds a nice amount of water.
    Cons - It is light enough that chickens always knock it over.
    I have 1 of these waterers, they work pretty well, though my other one broke because it sat in the sun, but that is my fault, not the manufacturers, I can clean it fairly easily, I do not recommend for full grown birds, because they will tip it.

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  1. BYCforlife
    I had one, it leaked terribly. I didn't see any holes, so I guess there was just a defect? I know that I had it put together right.
  2. Abriana
    I noticed that it sometimes doesn't screw on all the way and leaks, but overall it is great to have a few around. Perfect for pullets or chicks just learning to live outside. They do get dirtier easier i noticed, than the waterer i use which has nipples that you screw into a bucket, but they are easy to clean (old toothbrush and clorox wipes rinsed out really well). And they get filled with shavings/dirt/grass really easy. Overall though, i love this waterer and use it often.
  3. Tinman53
    Has been working good for me but I raised mine on a piece of 3" PVC pipe about 3" tall.
  4. kwhites634
    I like the ones with the wire bail. I suspend mine from an "S" hook under my raised coop...works like a charm
  5. Rudys Flock
  6. Rudys Flock
    We have a large 5 gallon galvanized water can, we fill it twice a week, We hang it just low enough for the large chickens to drink. It is in the shade and the water stays clean and cool.

    Problem, too heavy to carry very far. We have the smaller ones for the baby chicken and they do have to be changed daily 2 or 3 times.

    We also have a very small stream running across our back yard, they love to get down there in the mud and drink.
  7. BobsChickens
    Agreed! I have to refill it often since it's hot where I live and I have 4 adult hens who share this waterer. They always find ways to kick poop/dirt/chicken feed crumbles in there too. >.>
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  8. GreenLove
    Gets filled with dirt, poo, etc easily. Easy to clean, but will never buy again for the simple fact that the smell inside after just one day is disgusting! I clean mine daily with soap and water (at this point it smells fine again), but then the next day---yuck!! Is it because of the plastic it's made from? My filtered well water? I may never know....I only use them until my chicks are about 14 weeks old and have learned to drink from the stainless steel pet bowls (which are wonderful).
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  9. PoultryCrazed
    This waterer is not a good deal it is always filled with shavings and it gets "goo" inside DO NOT BUY
  10. Bean789
    I have about 6 of these and used them in my brooders and now the grow out coop. Easily washed and filled. If you flip it over the correct way, practically no water gets spilled. Takes 2 hands if you have small hands like I do. I have used this type for a year now and they still clean up beautifully. The cats like them as well for their drinking water.

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