Lid Option -2

Snap-on type lids are a good choice because they are less expensive and easy to remove with your bare hands. Using a hole saw to drill a 1-3/4" hole and covering with a plug offers an easy fill option. These types sacrifice durability for flexibility but still hold up pretty well. I have one that's been in service, outside and exposed to the elements, for three years

How to Build the Pipe Assembly

For shipping purposes, the pipe assembly comes in two pieces. This video will show you how to glue them together so the drinkers aren't crooked! 

How to Build the Water Thief

Water Thief is a term used to describe a piece of equipment used to "steal" water from one application to use for another. The benefit of using this approach to fill an automatic poultry water system is that it leaves your garden hose free for other stuff. For more info please visit us at