How to Keep  a Water Trough Clean for Livestock


How to keep your animal’s water trough clean with no chemicals. This easy to setup trough for our goats stays crystal clear!

1. Algae Growth: 2. Debris 3. Water Freezing: 4. Too much trough,  too few animals:

Common Issues with Keeping a Trough Clean

You can decrease algae growth by adding goldfish to eat the algae, by decreasing how much sunlight hits your trough

How to Keep Water Troughs from Going Green

To reduce the chances of mosquitos, you can add water circulation to your water.

With enough of the correct pond plants,  it made sense that the water would be filtered naturally.

The main priority to avoid mosquito larvae is to make sure there is a lot of movement in the water.

Danielle Pientka

Danielle is a DIY/craft/sewing blogger on DIYDanielle.com.  She loves to write about projects that she makes for her small farm, her children, and her home.