It is your responsibility to provide enough clean water during the day for your chicken. But constantly keeping an eye on waterer, refilling it and changing the water could be the work that takes you lots of time and effort.
In this case, the best automatic chicken waterer will be the ideal option for you. Automatic chicken waterer will provide your chicken with a steady flow of clean water throughout the day even when you are not around.
By comparing and giving you product reviews of two most popular automatic waterers below, we hope that you can choose the best chicken waterer: LITTLE GIANT Automatic Water VS. Royal Rooster Waterer with Automatic Cup.
#1 Size and Capacity
You have to think about the amount of water you expect the waterer can hold and how big the waterer is. It is obvious that you should get the waterer that can contain as much water as possible but also compact in size. Also considering the number of chicken you are keeping, this will help you determine the capacity of the waterer.
Litter Giant waterer has 4-gallon water capacity, with this amount of water Litter Giant can be able to provide enough water for large animals. It measures 18 x 15 x 12 inches, makes sure that this waterer can be fit inside your chicken coop without taking up too much space.
Royal Rooster has a capacity of one gallon, which is much lesser than Litter Giant. But it will not a problem if you plan to check your waterer at least once a day.
However, Royal Rooster has the advantage of saving space due to the size of 20” tall, 5” wide, and 5” deep.
The design of the waterer should come with some features that most convenient for your birds. Litter Giant waterer is designed with a bowl to contain water and a valve controlled water outlet. It includes a cover that stops any dirt that can get into the water.
It is can be mounted easily in the fence of the wall. This waterer comes with metal brackets that allow the user easy to install on the fence or the wall.
Royal rooster waterer is the vertical trough with dispenses water through two separate automatic cups. The cups even have covers that can prevent the water from getting dirty.
It is can be installed by hooking straight onto the mesh inside the chicken coop or fix to the coop wall using two aluminum brackets provided.
Litter Giant waterer has float controlled refill feature, that will help you to refills the tank automatically when the amount of water in the tank is under its water to set up.
Royal Rooster waterer’s drinker cups are designed with the valve operated. This valve allows just a small of water to come into the cups at any one time. And when the chicken drinks water, the water level goes down and the valve operated will refill the cups.