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Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nifty-Chicken, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    We're happy to announce two new BYC Forum Sponsors:

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    Remember, it is these BYC Forum sponsors that keep the forum alive and zippy fast and allow us to always be adding new features and upgrades to the forum. You can see the whole list of sponsors at the link below. Please visit them and let them know you appreciate their support of this great community!

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  2. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    [​IMG] [​IMG] YAY! NEW SPONSORS!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Now I have another two reasons to get more chickens! [​IMG]
     
  3. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I am so glad the forum is gaining support has anyone had the new aqua misers.

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  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
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    Quote:I was going to ask the same thing. Would a rabbit water bottle work the same way?
     
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Not sure I feel like it would work really well if the birds were raised using it but my hens would maybe have trouble learning about it I should email the owners.

    Henry
     
  6. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:I was going to ask the same thing. Would a rabbit water bottle work the same way?

    Actually the rabbit bottles result in a lot of spillage. When the chicken pecks the bearing in the tube a lot of water is lost on the ground. I tried it once and the resulting wet coop convinced me to quit using rabbit bottles.
     
  7. texasbartrambaby

    texasbartrambaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Have to look and see what I want now!
     
  8. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    I've also added these sponsors to my blog roll [​IMG]
     
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I use the rabbit bottles for chicks and adults have had no problem learning it. However, there is a stage of "dumb chicks" of like 1-12 weeks old, that just don't seem to learn. As day olds with the bottle as their only source, and adults who are wise, they figure it out fast.

    However, I use rubber buckets for water.... since it's about 18F out right now....

    Rabbit bottles are hard to clean and do dribble on the ground if birds pick versus tap to drink. Mine are on dirt so that's not a problem. Birds can't seem to figure out the spring loaded types either...
     

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