Heated waterer with HORIZONTAL nipples, hanging, AND sealed top

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickwhisper8, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. chickwhisper8

    chickwhisper8 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. wamtazlady

    wamtazlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can sometimes buy a bucket that also has a lid or make a lid. Add a stock tank heater that is okay to use in plastic. Buy the horizontal nipples from Ebay and install them.

    My waterer heats, has horizontal nipples, has a lid, but doesn't hang. What I like about mine is it holds 10 gallons of water so only needs filled once a week and has remained thawed down the coldest we have gotten since I have had chickens, -12 F.
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Don't seal the lid tight or the vacuum created will prevent water from flowing.
    A birdbath heater in a 5 gallon pickle bucket works fine.
     
  4. bigfoot11

    bigfoot11 Just Hatched

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    I'll make you your recommendations for $56.00 all day!

    Let me know!
     

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