Water Bottle Waterer

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by turbo13, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. turbo13

    turbo13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. I Made A Waterer From A Culligan Type 3 Gal. Bottle.also An Oil Pan For It To Sit In.my Problem Is This.i Drilled A Small Hole About 2' From The Bottom.screwed The Cap On Tight.but No Water Came Out.then I Thought It Needed Another Smaller Hole At The Neck.drilled It.now The Water Runs Freely,but It Won't Stop.so I Put A Screw With Some Insulation In The Top Hole, Now No Water Comes Out At All Unless I Unscrew The Cap. Then It Won't Stop Running. I Saw This On Byc.what Did I Do Wrong? Help
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    what Did I Do Wrong?

    The bottom hole needs to be bigger. Leave the other hole plugged
    Remember , the TOP of the hole will be your high water level​
     
  3. turbo13

    turbo13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. Thank You .I'll Make The Hole Larger, In The Am. I Checked Out Your Dogs, They Are Just Beautiful. Thanks Again
     
  4. turbo13

    turbo13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. Bear Foot Farm. I Made The Hole About Dime Size. Works Great. Thanks. Jim
     

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