The most important resource for your flock is clean available water. Chicken Waterers come in a variety of sizes, shapes and functions. The small cage waterers provide water for an individual bird, and can be purchased in plastic or galvanized material. The smallest independent waterers are a base that come in Galvanized or Plastic and fit a one quart plastic or mason jar. The One Gallon plastic waterer is a unit in which the bottom snaps onto the top after being filled, then flipped over for use. The 3 and 5 gallon plastic waterers are top filled, with a bottom that snaps off for cleaning ease. The Little Giant 5 Gallon Double Wall Poultry Chicken Fountain is a galvanized unit, and also comes in 2,3,& 8 gallon sizes. There are also heated waterer varieties. Farm Innovators 3 gal. Plastic Heated Poultry Fountain is perfect for when the temperature drops, preventing the water from freezing. A heater base for poultry fountains can also be a lifesaver on cold winter nights.
Other options in watering include watering systems and accessories, including a Low Pressure Automatic Poultry Waterer and an Automatic Poultry Water Trough . Both systems have replacement parts available such as low pressure hoses, O rings and pressure reducing valves.