5 GALLON BUCKET WATERER

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tweedle dee, May 7, 2009.

  1. tweedle dee

    tweedle dee Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know a method of making a waterer out of a 5 gallon bucket. My DH has tons of them from work (food grade) I have found directions for food but am not quite sure how to work the waterer.
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    This was from another post someone else had:::


    We went today to get the oil pans that you use under the bucket and the oil pan was to small. Where can one be puchased that is big enough to handle the size of a 5 gallon bucket tuned upside down with the lid pound on. Is there any thing else that might work in it's place. The link show what I'm talking about.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-waterer.html


    Hope it helps
     
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  4. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
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    TSC has rubber pans. They are more flexible and thicker than the plastic oil pans. They come in several sizes. I think they are to feed horses in. Good Luck.
     
  5. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
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