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

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    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

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    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

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    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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