Homemade Automatic Watering System?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lexa, May 24, 2007.

  1. lexa

    lexa In the Brooder

    May 10, 2007
    Has anyone made an automatic watering container? Maybe one made out of a 5 gallon bucket that hangs or sits off the ground where it can't get so muddy? I love the ideas everyone has for feeders, and I'm planning on making at least one for our coop, but I need a way to keep cleaner water outside. My geese (Winthorp & Beatrice) make the watering station so muddy... I need another answer!! They love the mud, but I see the chickens come over sometimes and turn their noses up at the water. [​IMG]

  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    San Marcos, TX
    Here are some ideas on homemade feeders and waterers.

    You might also raise your waterer higher to keep the geese out of it, but provide a small plateform for the chickens. Providing several watering stations around the pen might help too.

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