A little water experiment

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by GarlicEater, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. GarlicEater

    GarlicEater Songster

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    OK I've raved about the 64oz. "Water Well" waterers I got at TSC. I think they are great, and my gals *seem* to think so too - I hear the waterer being used constantly all through the day (the coop is about 10ft from my trailer).

    But, being a worrier, I thought maybe they're using it a lot because they're not getting enough water, "I can't get no, satisfaction" kind of thing. So, I filled a bright red coffee can with water and put it by the waterer and watched from a distance. Not one taker. I think I'll try running the experiment again around the middle of the day, it was getting to be chicken beddy-bye time, but at least I'm relieved to not see 'em all come flocking in, "OMG easy to get water for a change!" [​IMG]
     
  2. arlew0127

    arlew0127 In the Brooder

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    nice... send a picture of the water device u use...
     
  3. GarlicEater

    GarlicEater Songster

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    I tried again just now, used a lower bowl, a very nice water bowl, a few drank, mostly they were "meh", and went over and drank from the waterer anyway.

    it's a 64oz. "Water Well" from TSC, US-made and I'm very happy with 'em.
     

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