Posts tagged with ‘Poultry Nipples’


Keeping bees with chickens

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Keeping bees and chickens in the same coop

Bryan in Atlanta sent in photos of his finished Garden Coop, which he expanded so that he could keep bees and chickens together. I found the idea fascinating, so I asked him to explain how his plan to incorporate a bee hive informed his chicken coop build. The rest of this post comes directly from him. . . .  (more…)

How to heat your chickens’ nipple waterer in the winter

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Heater for poultry nipple waterer

Just a quick post to share what we did last winter to keep our chickens’ nipple waterer from freezing. We bought an immersible birdbath heater (see our Buyer’s Guide for more details). Because the element rests at the bottom of the bucket, near the nipples, the warmth not only kept the nipples from freezing, but also kept any drops that formed on the outside of the nipples from freezing.  (more…)

How to make a simple nipple waterer for your chick brooder

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

In this tutorial, I show you how to make a clean, efficient nipple waterer for your chicks using a push-in poultry nipple and a couple of easy-to-find items. If you’d rather not do this yourself, you can purchase one of our ready-to-use Brooder Bottles here.

Simple chicken nipple waterer for a chick brooder.

DISCOUNT CODE: $5 Off Large Nipple Waterer

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Discount code for The Garden Coop 3.5 gallon poultry nipple waterer.UPDATE: This discount code expired on 2/28/13. If you’d like to be notified of new posts as they happen, including sale announcements like this one, subscribe to Coop Thoughts. It’s free, ad-free, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Keep your backyard chickens’ water clean and lasting longer between changes with one of our 3.5-gallon nipple waterers.

Through February only, save $5 on each waterer you order (3.5-gallon size only). Your waterer comes ready to use with lid, hooks, and changing base. Literally, just add water!

Click here to order. To get your discount, simply add a large waterer (or two, or more. . .) to your cart, then enter code FEB35.

Good through February 2013.