Are rabbit water bottles suffcinet for chicks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by TheTwoRoos, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying cleaner method, nipples,or just a regular rabbit water bottle. But, I have been noticing them peck at it, and seems like their getting the hang of it and actually getting water, but is it enough water?

    Enough for them to help swallow with their food?
     
  2. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have rabbit water bottles hanging on my chicken runs and use the small mouse bottles in the brooder. They'll learn to push the ball and hold in order to get a steady stream.
     
  3. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got 1 on the guinea run too. [​IMG]
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So is it to swallow with food drop after drop?
     
  5. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They drink from them whenever they are thirsty. They can push the ball and hold it to get a stream of water if they need more than a drop.
     
  6. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My cochin cockerel figured out how to push it and get good stream
     
  7. Grub Digger

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    That's great news!
     

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