Do Ritchie waterers need electricity?
Do you need electricty to run these? Ritchie Thrifty King units, when used in the right application, do not require electricity. All other units, in freezing conditions, require electricity for the heating system. Ritchie recommends electric service on any new installation, including Thrifty King installations.
Where are Ritchie waterers made?
Proudly Made in the USA since 1921 Built from concept to completion in Conrad, Iowa.
What is a Ritchie waterer?
Relax knowing you have a Ritchie automatic waterer. Ritchie manufactures a complete line of horse and livestock watering products to the highest specifications in the industry.
Where is the best place to install automatic waterers?
The Drinking Post can be installed anywhere you have a pressurized water line with at least 25 psi of pressure. This includes pastures, barns, paddocks, on a fence line… ANYWHERE your livestock, cattle, horses, goats, sheep, llamas, etc need convenient access to fresh, clean water.
How does an automatic waterer work?
Automatic waterers are standard equipment on most farms because of their convenience and efficiency (Figure 1). They consist of an insulated base and a heated bowl that automatically fills with water from a pressurized line. A float-operated valve controls the level of the water in the bowl.
How do you keep a Ritchie waterer from freezing?
Waterers. Drop the water level at least 1” in the trough. Adjust the float and valve lower in the casing so that the elliptical closures are not touching the bottom of the red top. This keeps those closures from collecting moisture and freezing up.
How do automatic cattle waterers work?
To operate the Drinking Post Waterer, a thirsty animal simply presses their nose on the paddle inside the bowl and it fills with water. When they are done drinking and walk away, the paddle is released the remaining water drains down through the interior of the waterer and into the ground below.
How do cattle waterers work?
For cattle and other animals place a bucket of water next to the Drinker. This trains the animal to go to the drinker for water. After a few days remove the bucket from the area. It generally takes 6-12 hours for cattle and other animals to learn to use the drinker.
What kind of warranty does Ritchie Waterer have?
Ritchie provides the best in livestock waterers and fountain and offers a superior 10 year limited warranty program on all poly products: 5 years full, followed by 5 years prorated. Steel products carry a 10 year, 100% warranty on stainless troughs against manufacturing defects and corrosion; 1 year full and 9 years prorated on casing and cover.
How many cattle can use a Richie thrifty King water tank?
Richie Thrifty King CT2-2000. Double sided livestock waterer best used for a fence ling or a stand -alone application. It can supply water to as few as 10 or as many as 100 beef cattle. We’re sorry, we could not issue pre-approval based on the information provided.
Is the watermatic 150 a fence line Waterer?
The WaterMatic family combines the best features of Ritchie waters, with the easiest operation and simple maintenance. The WaterMatic 150 is ideal for fence line applications with its small compact two-trough design. The waterer is fully insulated to keep the water cool in the summer and provides added protection during the winter.
What makes a Ritchie water fountain so special?
Smart design eliminates maintenance headaches The patented water seal design eliminates the need for gaskets that can freeze, crack or tear. Exclusive to Ritchie, this superior sealing technology keeps cold air away from the valve, the heart and soul of any fountain.