Non-leaking plastic waterer ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 7girlsandaroo, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. 7girlsandaroo

    7girlsandaroo Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 9, 2012
    Kennebunk, ME
    Does anyone know of a plastic 1 - 3 gal hanging waterer that isn't prone to leaking? I give my girls & 1 roo apple cider vinegar w/mothers in their water so it has to be plastic. My last 1-gal waterer started leaking today after cleaning and filling. They don't seem to last long and have never been frozen. Any recommendations?
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    I have 2 kinds of 1 gallon plastic waterers--the Little Giant brand and the ones from Tractor Supply made in China. The TSC one drives me crazy because it leaks 1/2 of the time, so I think that it may have to do with how full and if it is connected exactly right. The Little Giants are better, but I have a couple that have started to leak out. It is frustrating because I like to add ACV too, and now that it is time for freezing weather I will just get out the electric do waterers with my 1 gallon ice cream pail inserts to help on the cleaning.

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