Tri-Pod Waterer, 8 gal
- Capacity: 8 gallon
- Suited for: adults
- Height: 22"
- Number of birds: 100
- Waterfowl: yes
- Base sits 5.5" above the ground
Note: The exact number of birds to water is difficult to determine as there are many factors that influence intake; salt and protein levels in the diet, humidity, temperature, productivity (growth or egg production) and the birds ability to process feed and water.
How to Use
- Fill from top with a hose.
- Make sure valve is closed when filling.
- Once full, screw the cap back on and open the valve to enable the water to flow. Water will stop on its own due to vacuum seal.
- Water fill level is high so be sure to set it on flat ground to avoid spillage.
For additional information, see instructions above.
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Elizabeth M from Illinois
Seemed like a good idea but it is hard to fill- must be taken out of coop so water doesn't run all over. It is very hard to move when full. Has to be on level ground. Can't scrub out the inside.
The birds do seem to use it just fine but just hard for me to use it. Our water gets really smelly inside this container. Not like the metal ones.
Joe L from Ohio
I thought this water container would be great. It works great ounce it is full and the lids back on it but getting it to filled up is a pain. The valve at the bottom doesn't close and water goes everywhere. I have to take the thing out of the chicken coup to fill so i don't make a mess.
John S from Chester County, PA
Really like this Waterer. It took me a few days to figure out on how to get the vacuum seal to work (my fault for not reading the instructions)but now it works perfectly. Good deal and good performance. Thanks.
Ron T from Florida
I love the capacity and ease of filling, but don't like having to dump it to clean the bowl. Be sure it's level or you'll have over flow. The water valve is a little tricky at first. The chickens love it, but the bowl needs to be cleaned frequently.
Denise T from California
I like this waterer very much easy to clean and fill doesn't have to be on perfectly level ground and even my turkeys can drink out of them. Great for our hot summers as they don't run out of water everyday.