Simple 5-Gallon Chicken Waterer, my local big box store did not carry paint lids with pour spout so I had to improvise with a few PVC Couplings

Parts List

  • 5/8 x 1-1/4" Washers (3)
  • 5/8 x 1" Bolt
  • 5/8 Nut - I used a WingNut for ease
  • 3/4-1" Threaded PVC Adapter
  • 1/2"-3/4" Threaded PVC Adapter
  • 3/4" PVC Cap
  • 14" Planter Saucer
  • 5-Gallon Bucket & Lid


  • 5/8" Drillbit
  • 1" Drillbit
  • Set of Channel Locks

Step 1: Step 1: Drill the Saucer and Bucket

Using the 5/8" Drillbit drill a hole in center of the Saucer and Bucket.
*Hint Drilling in Reverse will yield a cleaner hole

Thanks got the idea.
<p>Strange chicken on the left ;)</p>
nice job
<p>Nice idea for an easy automatic watering rig.</p>
<p>Thank You! I had been using a Feed Pan as their water source, but the ducks kept muddying it up, so I had to find a solution for clean water.</p>

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