Homemade automatic waterer - my husband does love my chickens! (pics)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chew593, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have to best husband in the world! Look what he made me, and it's working like a champ!
    Bucket - free... I've been getting them from WalMart, or from a painter friend we have. Clean it out really good.
    Spicket with 1/4 in line adapter - 10 bucks
    1/4 in. tube fittings -2 bucks
    float valve - 5 bucks
    rubber hose - 5 bucks
    Now all I have to do is rinse out the bottom once a day. No more slimy waterers! yay!!!
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2009
  2. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    lenoir north carolina
    nice great idea!!
  3. SimplyForties

    SimplyForties Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Carroll County, Va
    Nice husband!
  4. crzychknluvr

    crzychknluvr Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 6, 2009
    The great northwest
    NICE my husband is a plumber. This should be easy for him. Thanks for the great invention. [​IMG]
  5. djackjr

    djackjr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2008
    Graham Wa.
    Wonder if my wife could make that, I am no plumber [​IMG]

    By the way it look great!
  6. New adventure

    New adventure Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2009
    Pueblo, Colorado
    That's really cool! Now figure out how to keep it from freezing in the winter! That's my latest project cuz I don't like to be cold and wet!
  7. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote::-( I don't think freezing is going to be an issue here in Northern California, but even if it is I still keep a 1 gallon waterer in their cozy coop.

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