Do You Have Livestock That Needs Watered?
Drake Mechanical is a certified Ritchie livestock watering trough dealer and installer. If you need to have your watering trough repaired or replaced you have come to the right place. We are not just the Treasure Valleys oldest plumbing, heating and air conditioning contractor, we also can help you keep your livestock happy with fresh water. Drake Mechanical can get you up and running when it comes to automatic horse troughs and automatic cattle troughs. Whether you just need a heated horse trough or maybe you are after an auto fill horse trough that doesn't need heat we specialize in auto fill, heated horse troughs that can really simplify your life. If you have questions on these feel free to give us a call or CLICK HERE and give us a shout, we can also get one of our certified Ritchie installers who are also licensed Journeyman plumbers to your home or ranch and help you get the correct livestock waterer for your application figured out and installed . If you are looking to have a Ritchie insulated livestock water heater installed or maybe you are just after a watering trough with the auto fill option. There are a ton of different ways to achieve trough water heaters and automatic livestock trough fillers. From the thermal tubes to the Ritchie floats and their customizable valves Drake Mechanical can help you with every custom application you have when it comes to livestock waterers.
Need Water Ran To Your Trough Filler?
Drake Mechanical can get you all set up with your new watering trough from start to finish. Since Drake Mechanical has a team of licensed plumbers we can get the water piping from the pump house or your home ran out to the location of your new watering stations. Whether it is running a new water service out to your livestock trough or just hooking up your new watering trough in an existing location we can literally do it all. If one of the steps you need is to have the electrical portion of the livestock trough heater hooked up we are not licensed electricians ourselves but we work closely with many electricians and are more than happy to schedule and bring in a licensed electrical contractor to get your new livestock water trough hooked up correctly and to code. From horse watering troughs to hog watering systems and even cattle watering troughs Drake Mechanical can truly handle it all for you and help make keeping your animals and livestock watered year around.
Models of Livestock Watering Troughs That Drake Mechanical Can Help You With:
Cattle Master: The Cattle Master is made from high impacy polyethylene construction along with 304 stainless steel. They install on concrete pad, electric heat comes standard along with a cable heater that provides extra supply line protection. The thermostat on the Cattle Master is also completely adjustable.
- The Cattle Master model CM 1440 is good for up to 475 beef and 240 head of dairy
- The Cattle Master model CM 10T is good for up 400 beef and 200 head of dairy
- The Cattle Master model CM 840 is good for up to 300 beef and 150 head of dairy
- The Cattle Master model CM 480 is good for 200 beef and 100 head of dairy
Water Master: The WaterMaster is a popular choice in feedlots, pastures and dairies due to its heavy duty one piece polyethylene body. The trough slopes down to a large drain and can be emptied easily so that you can clean it and refill it in a fraction of the time other brands take.
- The WaterMaster model WM 1200 is good for up to 500 beef and 250 head of dairy
- The WaterMaster model WM 96 is good for up to 300 beef and 150 head of dairy
- The WaterMaster model WM 90 is good for up to 300 head of beef and 150 head of dairy as well
- The WaterMaster model WM 600 is good for up to 250 beef and 125 head of dairy
- The WaterMaster model WM 54 is good for up to 200 beef and 100 head of dairy
- The WaterMaster model WM Deep 54 is a new taller model that is also good up to 200 head of beef and 100 head of dairy cattle
OmniFount: The OmniFount brings you the best of both worlds with a one piece heavy duty polyethylene and stainless steel construction for long life and durability. Electric heat is standard with the OmniFount along with the cable heater to protect the water line feeding it.
- The OmniFount model Omni 2 is good for watering up to 40 horses or beef
- The OmniFount model Omni-2 Special is good for watering up to 100 sheep or 100 goats
- The OmniFount model Omni 1 is good for watering up to 20 horses or beef
- The OmniFount model Omni 10 is good for up to 275 beef or 135 head of dairy
- The OmniFount model Omni 5 is good for watering up to 150 head of beef or 50 head of dairy cattle
EcoFount: The EcoFount is a great unit for your horses. The EcoFount is designed with energy efficiency in mind along with easy cleaning and minimal heat loss in the winter time.
- The EcoFount 2 is good for watering up to 60 head of beef or 60 horses
- The EcoFount 1 is good for watering up to 30 head of beef or 30 horses
WaterMatic: From the top to the bottom the WaterMatic provides the best value and performance with ease of operation and maintenance.
- The WaterMatic model 1000 is good for up to 275 head of beef or 135 head of dairy
- The WaterMatic model 300 is good for up to 125 head of beef or 60 dairy cows
- The WaterMatic model 150S is good for up to 100 sheep or 100 goats
- The WaterMatic model 150 is good for up to 40 beef or 40 horses
- The WaterMatic model 100 is good for up to 20 beef or 20 horses
Thrifty King: The Thrifty King is a great livestock waterer. These units in a lot of cases eliminate the need for electricity and heat. The Thrifty King is the most energy efficient fountain on the market. The water is surrounded on all sides by insulated poly which keeps the water cooler in the summer, protects against mosquito gworth and other problems.
- The Thrifty King model CT6 is good for up to 300 head of beef
- The Thrifty King model CT4-2000 is good for up to 200 head of beef
- The Thrifty King model CT2-2000 is good for up to 100 head of beef
- The Thrifty King model CT1-2000 is good for up to 30 head of beef
Stall Fount: Ritchie makes four different wall mounted fountains that Drake Mechanical can install for you. These are perfect for horse stalls so you don't have to mess with draggin around buckets anymore.
- Stall Fount model Stall Fount 125 has an adjustable height and is good for a single stall and comes standard with electric heat
- Stall Fount model Stall Fount is adjustable height and is good for a single stall
- Stall Fount model Stall Fount II 125 is adjustable height and is setup for a single stall and comes standard with electric heat
- Stall Fount model Stall Fount II is adjustable height and set up for single stall
Thrifty King for Swine: Ritchie makes a great energy efficient watering trough for swine. The Thrify King for Swine is built from the same tough construction as the Pork King but with the energy efficiency of plastic. This unit is not recommended for use with Sows.
- The Thrifty King for Swine model HG 4 is good for up to 100 hogs
- The Thrifty King for Swine model HG 2 is good for up to 80 hogs
Pork King: The Pork King is built and made to stand up to your hogs. The Pork King is made to take all the bumping and shoving inside a whole pen of hogs and last a long time. The Pork King is made entirely from 304 stainless steel construction and insulated all over for energy efficiency.
- The Pork King model PK 4 is good for watering up to 160 hogs
- The Pork King model PK 2-1 is good for watering up to 80 hogs
- The Pork King model PK 2 is good for watering up to 80 hogs
- The Pork King model PK 1 is good for watering up to 40 hogs
Why Ritchie Livestock Waterers VS. The Other Brands?
- Ritchie Watering Troughs are designed with the most reliable valves in the industry to provide as much water as your animals need yet at the same time limit the amount of water that sits in the trough, this helps prevent algae growth and water waste.
- Ritchie Watering Troughs have the best warranty in the industry. Ritchie's warranty is a 5 year full replacement warranty with an additional 5 year limited warranty. On the Stainless Steel models it is a 10 year 100% replacement warranty.
- Ritchie Watering Troughs are completely sealed on the inside. The polyis filled with foam insulation then spin welded closed to prevent moisture from getting into the insulation and breaking it down. This means a long lasting product for you.
- Ritchie Watering Troughs that contain any metal are made out of 304 Stainless Steel to prevent rust and corrosion.
- Ritchie Watering Troughs are built with your animals safety in mind. All corners and edges are hemmed or have smooth curved surfaces to prevent scrapes and cuts keeping your livestock safe.
- Ritchie Watering Troughs are designed for limited maintenance. They use a water seal rather than gaskets that freeze, crack and tear.
- Ritchie Watering Troughs all meet the grade A dairy recommendations.
Areas of Livestock Watering Trough Service, Installation and Repair:
- Mountain Home
- Idaho City
- Garden Valley
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