Gravity Water Container overflows

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Jumbo8721, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Jumbo8721

    Jumbo8721 New Egg

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    Any idea of why my gravity waterer overflows? I have one that works fine and two that just spills water over the edges or lip of the bowl. These are the galvanized metal 5 gal units from Tractor Supply. Thanks in advance...Jumbo
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2012
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Gotta be getting air in above the water somehow...........Pop
     
  3. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the o-ring/gasket to see if it's there and/or old and needs to be replaced.

    I have a friend who had a 3-gal plastic waterer and the water always spilled out when she filled it. I checked it and there was no gasket. She got one at the feed store and now it works!
     
  4. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make sure its level !!!
     

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