Just launched an auto fill chicken bucket

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by randombrad, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. randombrad

    randombrad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanted to share with the backyard chicken community a chicken auto fill water bucket.

    Definitely interested in feedback/thoughts. I supply will start off small to see what kind of demand there is for this kind of bucket.

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    - Farmerbrad
     
  2. ChickenJerk

    ChickenJerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So how high can the psi of the water supply be?
     
  3. randombrad

    randombrad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The float valve is rated at 80PSI, I've tested it with my household water pressure and it works great.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I'd suggest you use, or at least offer, horizontal nipples that mount on the sides.
    Easier setup options for end user and less dripping.
     
  5. randombrad

    randombrad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanted to keep the price point more affordable, had great success with water nipples on a 5 gallon bucket
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  7. randombrad

    randombrad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your feedback, I'll look into it. The water nipples I got were 50 for $9
     
  8. randombrad

    randombrad Chillin' With My Peeps

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