Anyone with polish chickens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by humboldtpeeps, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. humboldtpeeps

    humboldtpeeps Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 6, 2011
    Poor things can't drink without dipping their crest and or beards in their water and getting soaked... then they dip their head in the shavings and well...the result is pretty funny [​IMG]
    Is there any type of waterer that I can use that will help them? I know I cant be the first person to have dealt with this. I cant help but wonder if they would even be able to figure out a drip waterer... bless their little hearts [​IMG]

    They are 6 weeks old- still in the bathtub with the chick feeder and waterer...would love some input before I go out and buy them the big girl waterer [​IMG]

  2. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2011
    Wasilla Alaska
    I have a few polish about 8 weeks old. I'm using a 5 gallon bucket I drilled 2" holes around the upper edge and they just stick mthe head in and get the water. Keeps all the scratching crap out of the water. They don't come out with soaked heads, I got I think it was 11 holes in the bucket but I have 4 of them in the chickens area.

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