Need Help with Commercial Waterer/feeder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mooSa, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. mooSa

    mooSa Songster

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    Hi, I need a watering system that is automatic and a design that can stay clean as long as possible. The watering system needs to be sufficient for 1000+ hens. If you have links to commercial watering system please post it up.

    I am trying to design my own system, anybody have any ideas what i should do?
     
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  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    yea that's good, I had something like that in mind, so would you say bars would help keep it clean?
     
  4. mooSa

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    that is also good but im more interested in the first technique, thanks
     
  5. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I think the bars would help but I would make them 1 1/2 to 2 inches apart.
     
  6. mooSa

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    yea or maybe a low roof over the top?
     
  7. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    The way the pipe is cut a roof would be redundant.
     
  8. mooSa

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    yea i guess, but i have my own design in mind and the main purpose is to keep the water and container clean at all times.
     
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