what do you think of this waterer??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by greytmommy, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. greytmommy

    greytmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    found this add on Craigslist for a chicken waterer.

    This seems like it would work nicely and would stay nice and clean this way. What do you all think? Is this a good set up? Will the chickens easily use it? Anyone use something similar??

    http://stlouis.craigslist.org/grd/2341518990.html
     
  2. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    [​IMG] Not there anymore....nipple waterers work great btw!
     
  3. crossgirl

    crossgirl Day Dream Believer

    Mar 15, 2011
    Lakeland, FL
    It's been deleted already. [​IMG]
     
  4. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Automatic chicken water cups work great. Little cups full of water for them to drink from that do not have to be refilled or cleaned very often
     
  5. greytmommy

    greytmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    You could make it cheaper...

    1.85 per nipple
    2.00 per bucket

    22.65... Well... Not that much cheaper..
     
  7. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only thing I don't like about those are the bulk and space they take up. If that is not an issue, I'd say go for it.

    Much better than a bucket on the ground.
     
  8. RapidEye

    RapidEye New Egg

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    Buy your own nipples and bucket and make your own!
    I've been using a waterer like this for 6 months and it works great.
    I've even got a small bucket heater to put in it to keep it ice free over the winter.
    The only problem is that the handles are meant to carry the weight of 5 gallons of water 24x7x365.
    After about 5 months I had to buy a new bucket when the handle pulled through the plastic.
     
  9. jerseyjeff

    jerseyjeff New Egg

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    Where can you buy the nipples?
     
  10. RapidEye

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