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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sonia, May 21, 2008.

  1. Sonia

    Sonia Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    I just used a small dish with stones (I didn't have any marbles so I used tumbled stone, washed of course) they did walk all over it, but what can you do. It kept them from drowning [​IMG] As far as pooping and getting other stuff in the water... I still haven't been able to completely solve that one!
     
  3. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please be careful, I had a chick drown, unbelievable, in 1/2 inch of water in a pie pan. Get the chick waterer, it only costs like $1.50.

    You can also fill the shallow dish full of rocks/pebbles. That way, their beaks can get water between the cracks, but they cannot stand in the water.
     
  4. Sonia

    Sonia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    crooked stripe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the Learning Center at the top of the page there is a article on how to make a waterer out of a 5 gallon bucket. You could down size it and make one for free. Any plastic container that would fit in a small bowl with a small space around the edge would work fine. Just drill a hole in the top of the container, fill and turn upside down in the bowl. I made the 5 gallon waterer for my run and it works great and lasts a few days. John
     
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