Anyway, I got a 10 pack and a 25 pack. I know 35 is way too many especially for only 9 chickens but I figure it's good to have extras in case they break or anything. Plus eventually I'll have more chickens. I think I'll start the chicks on them and then have a few buckets as adults. Probably won't keep the water inside the coop as I've learned from here it makes inside more humid and/or they can spill the water and make a mess. So probably one or two inside the run and then maybe a couple scattered around the yard too. Same for feeders. Except the feeder I'll probably keep inside the run. I'll pick up some buckets eventually but probably not until they actually get here.
So my first question is what can I put the nipples in for the chicks? Seems like a bucket would be too big?
I'm gonna make feeders too. I think the street elbow bucket type kind. About that, how does it stay in? And how many buckets do you think?
Next question is how many water nipples can you put on a bucket? 3? 4? I think they're the vertical kind but you could probably put them in any way. I'm doing vertical though.
Also they're the threaded/screw on kind but I didn't really understand exactly WHAT you're screwing them into?
And same question as for the feeders, how many buckets and how big?
Thanks in advance.