chicken water

What Should I Do?

Phil Williams

How to Make a Chicken Waterer

In 5 Minutes for $15
Monday, May 18, 2015, 5:31 PM

I use overhead chicken waterers that my chickens cannot foul. I am going to describe how to build your own in less than five minutes for between $13-$16. These waterers work great to deliver clean water to your flock. A 2 gallon waterer will last about a week for six chickens. I use (2) for my flock of twelve. The plastic bucket will last longer if kept in the shade. In the winter you may have to switch out the buckets when frozen, and when really cold, you will need a heated water bucket. » Read more

Daily Prep

Crystal Panek

DIY Cookie Tin Chicken Water Heater

Keep the water flowing during the winter
Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:59 PM

A great tutorial on how to build a simple DIY water heater to keep your chicken waterer flowing and not freezing up.

http://mikesbackyardnursery.com/2014/11/diy-cookie-tin-chicken-water-heater/