NEVER HAVE TO WATER YOUR GIRLS AGAIN!!!!
WATERING SYSTEM FOR LESS THAN $40.00!!!
This is the best gravity fed watering system ever. I have had this working for two years never a problem! Never cleaned and clean as day one.
Another great feature is to medicate the girls I just add it to the...
Lake Norman Coop De Ville Water System and Feeder
Part of our goal when we designed our coop was to have feeding and watering systems that didn't require daily maintenance so that if we wanted or had to go away for a weekend the girls would have plenty of food and fresh water and we wouldn't...
I guess the best way to do this is to list all the features then explain how it works and how to build it.
So here is my winter friendly chicken nipple waterer. it utilizes a 13 gallon family size cooler, a heater, a circulation pump, drain, and insulation.
incase you didn't know the benefits...
We just have 5 chickens, and it seems most commercially available heated water dishes are larger and more expensive than I'd like. With the cold Chicago winter coming up, I needed to come up with something. I found a 1 quart heated pet bowl from Walmart.com for $13.47 ($16.38 including tax and...
To make the item discribed below an automatic feeder, just remove collection cup after construction. This will feed your chickens directly by allowing the larvae drop to the ground.
Grandfatherjwv's Black Soldier Fly Larvae Operation for under $5.00.
1. Can buy bucket with lid for under...
Cost: it didn't cost us anything because we already had all the materials but I have included what I think it might cost to buy)
2 five gallon buckets ($3 each at Home Depot or $1 each on Craigslist)
1 small aquarium pump ($5)
drill (or any...
I used metal air duct and flower pot to build my feeder.
One, 7 in diameter by 4 feet long duct.
Two, 7 in diameter duct elbows.
One, 7 in diameter duct cup.
One, 1/4" by 10" hang rod.
Chain and hook
Four, brackets to mount the bowl.
One, Plastic flower pot...
Nipple Waterer for my Brooder
Apparently I have a preference... or affinity for Nipple waterers. This one happened by accident on my part.
I had picked up a Stoneware water cooler stand at a local thrift store. I didn't need the cooler pot, but it came as a set. DH noticed it would hold...
AUTOMATIC WATERING SYSTEM WITH NIGHTLY AUTOMATIC RINSE
Many of you have seen my automated systems before and I have had several people wanting me to better explain how I made my automatic self cleaning watering system. I thought I would give it a go to explain how I made this system work. Just...
Automated Feeding System With Dosage Control
Building an automated feeding system came second nature to me. It was a must. I used several scrap components that I had gathered from my workplace on clean up days to help with this project. I know that most of you will not have experience with...
Laundry Bucket Waterer
We've been using this waterer for a few months now, and I love that the water stays clean!
laundry soap bucket with lid [recycled]
nipple waterers from FarmTek.com [$2 each, plus shipping] (also at my local feed store);
PVC pipe & fittings & glue...
Adapted from Nifty Chicken
Started out with plain wall. Studs 16 in apart.
Built a very crude box to attach to the wall.
Added trim to front of studs to attach plexiglass. Be very careful not to scew plexiglass in to tight. It will crack.
Cut a board to...
It aint pretty, But it was FREE
So I had my feed split between a 1 qt chick feeder & 24" tray type chick feeder for my 5 Red sex link hens. This was working well except that all the food usage was I think jsut waste as they were knocking the feeders over in the coop. So I went looking for a new...
I love to recycle/reuse and reduce everything I can.I don't see any need to add to the local landfill if I can help it at all.I made this feeder from items I collected from stuff I was saving.
1 5 gallon bucket/lid
1 busted cattle feed tub
1 old unused light shield
1x3 10" board...
Here is my homemade chick feeder. I used 1 empty CD container, 1 empty cream cheese container (plastic cup would work too) and my handy drill.
It took 5 minutes to make.
Here it is on top of my homemade brooder. I used an old console stereo, gutted it, fixed the lamp to the...
Nipple Watering System Made Easy
I wanted to share the watering system I made in about an hour the other day. All it took was a five gallon paint bucket, a hose faucet "Y" splitter, some old garden hose, a couple of garden hose ends, five stainless steel chicken nipples, five feet of 1" pvc...
How do you make a Chicken feeder in less than 60 seconds for FREE?
Do you or any of your friends ever go to Costco and buy those 100 pack of blank DVDs and then you have that plastic container left?
cut holes. Avoid damaging the tabs that stick out. These tabs will be used to screw into...
This is my idea of a reliable/plus free waterer.I've bought some new and used and payed too much.This is almost too simple.I took a container my mom sent with us with leftovers and a jug the kids brought me to "use" and figured out a very simple waterer that could be used with different...
Here are some photos of my nipple watering system.
I connected the PVC pipe to Rubbermaid shelve brackets via hose clamps. I then attached the Rubbermaid track to the wall and now I can adjust the height if the system as the chickens grow. The blue valve on the right side of the PVC pipe...
My Automatic Waterer
Any chicken keeper knows how important fresh clean water is to your flock. This automatic water device keeps the water CLEAN first and foremost, and it never runs out!
5 gallon Bucket with lid $ 5.00
4 Water Nipples $ 2.00 each