DIY ProjectsBuild an Inexpensive Clean Watering Drink System for Chickens

Build an Inexpensive Clean Watering Drink System for Chickens

This how to build an inexpensive clean watering drink system for chickens step by step tutorial is simple to make and has a low maintenance level. Ensuring that all of your chickens have a enough water can be a very vital homesteading chore. This is especially true if you have a number of chickens in your coop.

Build a Inexpensive Clean Watering Drink System for Chickens

To help you with this difficult chore you can use an automatic water system that provides a near continuous supply of fresh water to keep them all happy. Unfortunately, many of these automatic watering systems are quite expensive and therefore out of the reach of most people who raise chickens in their backyard.

This DIY project will show how anyone to make their own inexpensive chicken watering system.

Benefits of the following the Build a Inexpensive Clean Watering Drink System for Chickens

● For under $60 you can easily build your own automatic chicken watering system

● The project includes a complete plan with a list of all of the materials, supplies and tools necessary

● It also a complete step by step instruction guide that is extremely easy to read and follow

● It has numerous full color photos that depict many of the stages of construction

This do it yourself project was shared by a homesteader who built their own using PVC pipes, connectors and adapters, plus a few additional parts. They were able to find all of stuff needed easily and everything went together in just an afternoon. You will see that it does not take a whole lot of DIY skill to complete the whole thing and it didn’t cost a lot of money as well.

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Materials needed for this project:

4 BeakTime Watering Cups (purchased through
2 foot piece of 1/2 inch PVC pipe
2 foot piece of 2 inch PVC pipe
3 inch piece of 3 inch PVC pipe (I had extra in my scrap pieces from previous projects)
4″ X 3″ PVC coupling
3″ X 2″ PVC coupling
4 – 1/2″ adapters (male end threaded)
4 – 1/2″ adapters (male end threaded)
2 – 1/2″ threaded caps
2 – 2″ cleanout drain plug adapter
2″ cleanout drain plug (threaded)
2″ trap adapter fitting
2″ 90 degree Cross Tee
2 – 2″ X 1/2″ Bushing
Pipe Joint Compound
PVC Cement
3 gallon or 5 gallon water jug (I chose a 3 gallon)
3 foot 2×6 lumber (I just used some scrap pieces I had)

Total cost of project is around $55.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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