Three types of chicken waterers. (1) Quart jar type used for baby chicks. (2) Manually-filled waterer, placed on a mesh platform so as to keep droppings and litter out of the waterer. Note the bottle suspended above the waterer. This will keep both water and waterer free from droppings. (3) Automatic waterer, most practical for chickens. In cold climates this type of waterer may be jacketed with an electric heating device to keep the pipes from freezing.
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