My water system.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Royd, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Royd

    Royd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got the jugs, at a flea market, for about $10. The pvc, being 3" cost about $45.


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    This part is screwed into the main header and the drinking cone is just dry fitted, so that it can be slipped off, if I need to move the system.

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    My chickens have access to open water, during the day, so, this lasts a very long time.
     
  2. cabincrazyone

    cabincrazyone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks good, Royd ... nice setup.
    I got two of those jugs several years ago from the vendor who kept up the drinking stands at work. I use them for drinking water at the cabin. Today it's easy to get 'em. Menards has fresh water in the 3 gal and 5 gal (I think it's 6 bucks for the 5 gal) .... and probably a lot of places like Home Depot or Lowes.
     
  3. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like P.I.T.A. to clean? [​IMG]
     
  4. Royd

    Royd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What's to clean? If the cone gets a build up, I just turn it sideways, and wash it out. The jugs get rinsed, when I refill, if they need it....Personally, I think the whole clean water thing is just so much a part of our feminized culture, coming to the fore.....My chickens drink water out of the moss filled road drainage, all the time.
     
  5. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:What's to clean? If the cone gets a build up, I just turn it sideways, and wash it out. The jugs get rinsed, when I refill, if they need it....Personally, I think the whole clean water thing is just so much a part of our feminized culture, coming to the fore.....My chickens drink water out of the moss filled road drainage, all the time.

    So you agree. It is a PITA to clean. [​IMG]
     

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