Chicken Coop Drainage System for Chickens Water Source Project

This Chicken Coop Drainage System for Chickens Water Source Project is all about fixing an age old homesteading issue because chickens like to make a mess.

Chicken Coop Drainage System for Chickens Water Source Project - The Homestead Survival - Homesteading

More people are becoming homesteaders every day, are discovering the benefits of raising chickens in their backyard or on their homestead. Having a large supply of fresh eggs and chickens being raised for meat has its definite health benefits.

This article was designed to introduce the reader to a DIY project for setting up a quality water drainage system made especially for a chicken coop.

The author of this Do It Yourself project was looking to share their extensive knowledge of raising chickens and educating others in all aspects of raising chickens. This project includes a complete list of everything needed to build an automatic watering system with a built-in drainage system. All of the information is presented in a way that makes it really easy to follow.

Parts List (Per Basin):

2 24″ 2×4’s

2 21″ 2×6’s

1 24″x36″ galvanized metal sheet

3″x4″ piece of 1/2″ hardware wire

1.5″ PVC Pipe, cut to length

16″x16″ Paver Stepping Stone

75 lbs of 1.5″ round river rocks

Plastic rain gutter splash block

1/2 tube of Liquid Nails construction adhesive

20 1″ sheet metal screws

Tools Used:

Table Saw

Cordless Drill

Corded Drill

Caulking Gun

Chop Saw

Angle Grinder with Cut Off Wheel

Skill Saw with Masonry Blade

Click here to read about how to build Chicken Coop Drainage System for Chickens Water Source Project:

https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/diy-coop-drainage-system-for-my-waterers-or-how-to-keep-the-ducks-from-flooding-the-chicken-run.67216/

 

As an added bonus, You may want to take a peek at the article “Homemade Cheap Chicken Watering System Project”:

https://thehomesteadsurvival.com/homemade-cheap-chicken-watering-system-project/

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