The Best Cattle Water Troughs 2016

When it comes to raising cattle, finding the best cattle water troughs can be challenging. You want something that your herd can get at, but you also want something that is durable and holds enough water so that you only have to do the chore once in awhile. Luckily, there are some great water troughs for cattle on Amazon if you look for them carefully. We have come up with the top ten best cattle water troughs on Amazon so that you can choose from the best and get your stock a water trough that is going to hold enough water, last for a long time, and not compromise your budget.

Rubbermaid Commercial FG424400BLA Structural Foam Stock Tank, 70 Gallon Capacity

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Rubbermaid is actually one of the best companies out there when it comes to polyurethane (plastic) water tanks. The two main problems with a plastic water trough are that first, they aren’t much good if you need to get water from them in a fire – because they melt, and second, they sometimes have a seam that can split after holding water for a certain period of time. This commercial tub is one of the best cattle water troughs because it is completely seamless so it is made to last for a long time and it’s more durable than most poly water tanks. If you need to drain the water, there is a drain plug as well. 70 gallon tank.

Behlen Country ST216-B 63-Gallon Shallow Galvanized Round End Tank

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This tank comes in two different sizes and it from Behlen Country, which is a very well-known name when it comes to farm supplies like these. There is the 63 gallon tank as well as the 38 gallon, for those who do not have as many head to water. This is a galvanized steel tank that is very highly rated and coated with zinc to prevent oxidization. You will not have any problems with this tank breaking because your cattle are leaning against it. It includes an automatic, non-siphon valve as well.

Tuff Stuff Products KMT102 Oval Tank, 30-Gallon

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The Tuff Stuff brand is another well-known brand among certain circles like ranchers and horse and cattle people. This brand is made to last and this oval tank that holds 30 gallons of water showcases that commitment to quality. The plastic is not only completely recycled so you can feel good about using it as far as the environment goes, it is also LDPE flexible plastic so it actually performs a little like rubber. What this means is that it is less likely to crack and break because of the stress of being used as a trough for cattle.

Little Giant Farm & Ag Miller Manufacturing 40 Quart Black Muck Tub

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This is a 40 quart tub that comes in black. It is perfect for those who have just one or two cows. It will not work for people who have a herd to water or for anyone with more than one or two, but for those people, this tub will work just fine for watering them. This is a heavy-duty durable tub that can be bounced around, banged and in general used and abused. This tub is built to last and is specifically designed for cattle.

Tuff Stuff Products KMT85 Oval Tub, 85-Gallon

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Another Tuff Stuff product is this oval tub that holds 85 gallons. This is big enough for all of your cattle to drink out of and like the other Tuff Stuff products on this list it is made of 100% recycled plastic that is also LDPE so it will withstand all of the abuse that your cattle give it. This is a great tub at a great price and with a ¾ brass drain plug it completes the perfect package. Plus, since it is Tuff Stuff, you know it will last for a very long time.  

Behlen Country ST216-B 63-Gallon Shallow Galvanized Round End Tank

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This 64 gallon tank from Behlen Country is a galvanized steel tank that is coated with a heavy layer of zinc to prevent rusting. It is double corrugated for the strongest it can possibly be and will withstand years of pushing and pressing and being used by your cattle.

Rubbermaid Commercial FG424300BLA Structural Foam Stock Tank, 50 Gallon Capacity

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This Rubbermaid commercial tank is foam stock and is made to last. As previously mentioned, the Rubbermaid company has been in business for a long time and if there is one thing they know how to build it is plastic containers. This is a seamless 50 gallon tank that you can use without ever worrying that it is going to crack or break.

Rubbermaid Commercial FG424400BLA Structural Foam Stock Tank, 70 Gallon Capacity

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Of course, if 50 gallons isn’t enough then the 70 gallon tank from the same company might be your cup of tea. This is also a commercial tub and it features the same seamless construction as the previous, with a large drain plug that allows you to easily drain water and clean the tank. This is also a tank that will last in any weather.

Behlen Country 50130118C 78-Gallon Galvanized Round Tank

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78 gallons and Behlen Country – what more needs to be said? How about galvanized steel construction like they used in the old days? That’s right, plus corrugated construction techniques to make it as strong as possible and a heavy coating of zinc to make it corrosion resistant.

Miller Mfg. 88SW Automatic Stock Waterer

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Finally, this one is more unusual than the other items on the list. This is an automatic stock waterer from Miller Manufacturing. It doesn’t need to be big because it is automatic and refills with water using your hose. If you want the convenience of being able to avoid the chore of watering for as long as you want, this is the perfect waterer for you, and it has a great price compared to some of the larger tanks as well.

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