DFS Wooden Trough and the DFS (Steel) Water Trough functions the same way. Both are used to provide water to the DFS Roosters, Hens, Cows, Bulls, Sows, and Boars. Therefore, they must be place near the animals for easy access. The animals will use trough automatically throughout the day. In addition, they will need to be refilled, which you can do in three way. If the water tower or water wind pump is in water range of the trough it will keep it filled. You may also place barrels of water near the trough for absorption. The trough will hold 4oo waters, which is 400 water barrels.
When you first use the trough you will received a menu option to allow you to scale the tool up larger or down to a smaller size. In addition, this items comes in regular and tiny sizes.
Water source needs to be within 10 meters of the trough