Bucket Chicken Waterer Made from a 5 gallon bucket with lid and poultry water cups. Drill holes in lower part of bucket with a inch drill bit, screw in cups, fill with water and close with a lid for the safety of your birds
DIY Off Grid Chicken Watering System -- For the same cost as one more indoor waterer, we built an outdoor system with the capacity that won’t require much extra work from us to keep up. I’d call that a success.
The poultry nipples, also called chicken nipples, on chicken waterers should be placed at the right height as your birds grow from chicks to chickens. Here's a visual that shows you how to get your chicken waterer at the right height for your flock.
This is how I keep my water from freezing in the winter. Only I use cinder block. Cinder block heater & water warmer - light bulb inside cinder bock covered with a stepping stone & water container set on top won't freeze.very clever idea!
"As a vet, I recommend that everyone raising hens change from open water sources to nipple drinkers.the hens get plenty of water, and the disease reduction is so striking that there is no doubt which is better. Mike Petrik, The Chicken Vet