Galvanized bucket with poultry nipple.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by White Rabbit, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. White Rabbit

    White Rabbit Just Hatched

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    Has anyone used the poultry nipples on a galvanized bucket? All I see are ones used with plastic. I like the look of galvanized better plus plastic would last about a year here. Only concern is the wall might be to thin but I could calk or maybe fit a nut on the back to create a seal. Thoughts?
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I haven't used one but as long as you don't add ACV to the water, it should be OK.
    Try pipe dope or 100% silicone as a seal rather than caulk.
     
  3. White Rabbit

    White Rabbit Just Hatched

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    Thank you, Yes silicone I use caulk as an action not as actual caulk.
     
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  4. ChickenCanoe

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    If it is 100% silicone, it will be ok for drinking water. If not, it won't.
     

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