When choosing a livestock waterer it's important to keep in mind the regulatory requirements depending on the type of livestock operation and the size of operation matters too. Energy efficient waterers are the best. Some other features to look for include: stainless steel, non-corrosive value, back-floe prevention, efficient heating and cooling pads are some examples. There are also some energy free livestock watering systems available on the market too. For livestock that are traditionally put out to pasture like cattle and horses purchasing a solar-powered water pumping system is probably your best bet. There is a wide variety of different solar power pumps available on the market, so making sure you choose one that’s best for your operation has become easier with the diverse selection. Providing a safe, reliable supply of water keeps livestock healthy and happy while helping reduce environmental impacts of livestock driving out of natural water flows on-farm.