Heated Poultry Waterer
- Capacity: 2.25 gal (9 qt)
- Size: 11"H, 9" dia
- Suited for: adults
- Number of birds: 26
- Waterfowl: yes
- Can it hang: no
- 50-watt heater
- 6 ft protected electrical cord
- Coned lid to prevent birds from sitting on the waterer and soiling the water
- Bucket includes heavy-duty carry handle (not for hanging)
- Built-in thermostat turns 50-watt heating element on at 40°F and off at 60°F
How to Use
Set the waterer so the nipples are just above head height—the birds should stretch up slightly to drink.
Handle is used to carry the bucket (unplugged) to and from a hydrant for filling. Some may find the bucket handle fits too loosely underneath the lid. For a better fit, gently squeeze the top of the bucket inward while attaching the lid. The lid will snap into place over the handle.
Chickens will take to the nipple drinkers more readily when there is no other water source available. We recommend removing your current waterer and placing the new waterer in the same location. Then, bring a bird’s beak directly to the nipple drinker and flick/activate the nipple to demonstrate the new water source.
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Kim W from Michigan
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!!!! Easy and my flock loves it. A necessity in the north
Jodi J from North Carolina
Works good for the really cold days we have. Not leavibg it out after temps stay up in 30s. Small coop n run. Water in run area but still dont want to risk a possible fire.
Stephanie M from Iowa
This heated waterer has worked well for us thus far, although the really cold weather moved on just as soon as this was delivered (very quickly, I might add!). While the jury is still out how well it will perform in the extreme cold, I like that it is easy to fill & clean. I’ve not had any issues with the lid as others have mentioned, and have it sitting on a cinder block, tall side up. It’s a little low for the rooster, but perfect for the girls. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5, I’d love to be able to hang. All in all, so far so good.
Tim D from Iowa
The heated waterers I have used in the past were complete nuisances — a nightmare to refill, especially when the weather was bitter, and finicky about balance lest all the new water simply overflow. Though this model looked to solve both problems, I was hesitant, having seen a comment about flimsiness. I’ve also had it with flimsy supplies. I subsequently saw one at a recent farm show where I could actually touch and examine one and was greatly impressed. This is not my definition of “flimsy”. In fact, it is tougher than the ones I’ve been wrestling with. It is, as promised, breathtakingly easy to refill, keeps the water from freezing, can tolerate less-than-level conditions, and to my delight the chickens instinctively knew how to use it. I couldn’t be happier with it.
Ann R from New York
I LOVE these heated waterers. I've now used them at -10 degrees(sheltered inside a barn) and they work well. The "nipples" have not frozen and they are recessed in a way that my ducks and geese do not damage them. I wondered if the loose lid would be knocked off by someone, but so far not. I was very happy also with how quickly they were delivered. 5********************!!