Thrifty King CT2-2000

SKU: #16299

Thrifty King insulates the water so well that you can make it through the winter without supplying heat in many areas, and it takes little electricity in those areas where the winter is severe or energy free requirements are not met. The water is completely surrounded by fully insulated polyethylene plastic – including an insulated elliptical enclosure covering the drink areas. The covered water keeps the water cooler in summer and reduces loss of water due to evaporation. The closure also protects against mosquitoes breeding, lowering the risk of the spread of West Nile Virus. The CT2-2000 is a two trough automatic waterer for cattle ideal for a fence line or stand-alone application.


Herd Capacity
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  • ThermalEqualizer design in patented drinking well eliminates cold spots in water storage
  • Elliptical closures tip easily so animals can drink without resistance, unlike round balls which take a great deal of pressure
  • Easy access for easy maintenance
  • High capacity valve, protected from cold by patented drink well
  • Finger-lift service cover; No tools, springs, or clips
  • Optional electric heat, immersion heater and supply line heat cable
  • 10 year warranty

Specifications & Support

*Package dimensions are listed for individual parts for shipping purposes
Part No.
Overall Height
Shipping Weight
Drinking Height
Herd Capacity
100 beef

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