The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Heated bucket chicken waterer

bird cage handle on a 2 gallon plastic bucket lid

We're making a limited run of heated chicken waterers that utilize a nifty, heavy duty heated bucket from a company called Farm Innovations.

I could've chose any number of cheap handles for the lid, but decided to go with a fancy, high end bird cage handle that tops the project off with a bit of class.

You can save a little money by making one yourself. We made a video on how to make a heated chicken waterer that gives all the details if you've got the time, tools, skills, and patience.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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