Can you use a small animal waterer for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MyMiniFarm, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. MyMiniFarm

    MyMiniFarm In the Brooder

    Nov 22, 2014
    Hi! I went to my local feed store yesterday and I know they used to sell poultry nipple waterers but I went and they didn't:(. Anyway my mom suggested that I get a small hamster waterer and see if that would work. My question is~ is there any difference between a small animal and a nipple waterer? And how do you teach them to use it?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I think they would drip too much from one of those, making bedding wet.

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