Push-In Poultry Waterer Nipples for Chickens (10-Pack)

Our push-in poultry nipples make it easy for you to create your own chicken waterer or watering system.

With poultry nipples, the water that goes into your chickens’ drinker is the water that comes out. Insert them into bottles, buckets, or PVC pipe for clean water — and less waste than with an open waterer.



Poop-free water. Less waste. Less work.

Here’s what you get:

  • Ten durable stainless-steel nipples. These push-in style nipples have a stainless-steel mechanism within a hard-plastic outer casing. They fit into your container or tubing with a silicone grommet for a tight, long-lasting seal. Each nipple is adequate for around 10-15 chicks or chickens, so all your birds can keep themselves well hydrated.
  • Instruction sheet. Not that it’s hard to figure out, but we include basic instructions and tips so that you can be sure you’re installing the poultry nipples correctly. We also include information on how to return/exchange an item should it arrive damaged.

See a poultry nipple waterer in action.

How do you use push-in poultry nipples to make a DIY chicken waterer?

You should be able to find tutorials online that are specific to the type of waterer you want to make, but the push-in nipples are really quite easy to use. People commonly insert them into bottle caps, buckets, and PVC pipe. Here’s a quick how-to:

  • Use a 3/8″ or 13/32″ drill bit to make a clean hole (no burrs or nicks) in your tubing or container. Either bit size should work for a container made of HDPE or similarly pliable plastic. I prefer 3/8″ for a more snug fit. Use the larger diameter bit (13/32″) for PVC tubing or other rigid/thicker material.
  • The nipples must be mounted vertically. They will leak if you mount them horizontally.
  • Insert the grommet first, then the nipple, pushing from the bottom (outside) of your container in. A couple tips: Moistening the nipple helps it go in easier. And using a socket (from a socket wrench set) to hold the nipple makes it easier to insert. A 7/16″ socket is a good size. Push straight and turn gently side to side, being careful not to stress/tear the grommet. If this is your first time installing these, you may want to order a couple extra in case you make a mistake. We do not supply replacement grommets.
  • If you are going to seal your container, be sure to create a separate hole near the top (above the water line) so that air can enter as the water goes out.

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