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DIY Simple Chicken Waterer

Conserve water and time with this simple setup
Monday, July 23, 2012, 9:16 PM

Poultry nipples are metal and plastic valves that dispense a drop of water when they are pecked.  They provide an economical way to provide fresh, clean water to your chickens on a continuous basis.  This not only saves the producer time, but also helps ensure the health of your flock.  As any experienced backyard chicken owner knows, keeping a clean water source is a tedious process involving cleaning out the waterers at least once every day.  Chicken nipples can be threaded into the bottom of a 2 or 5 gallon bucket, as we have done here, or you can rig up more complex systems attached to PVC pipe. » Read more