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Brooder waterer for small chicks.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tim Carter, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. Tim Carter

    Tim Carter Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 2, 2015
    I just put eggs on lockdown so we're getting ready for chicks. I bought a nipple waterer and placed inside. Will the chicks know how to use the nipples.
  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2015
    McVeytown PA
    Well u might have to show them but I wouldn't use that for the first couple of days until they are a little more flighty and jumping around
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I used to hatch using a broody hen, and from day 1 they used a nipple waterer without problems. If you just tap the nipple, they will see water coming out and get the idea pretty quickly.


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