chick water

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mom'sfolly, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    I forgot how messy chicks can be, silly me. I'm changing the chickies water 4 or 5 times a day 'cause they just can't drink shavings and poo. I've got the water on a plate in the rubbermaid brooder box, and I need suggestions on keeping it clean. Anyone have any great ideas?
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    As soon as possible I start setting the water on something to raise it up higher. I know when they're first hatched and still tiny that doesn't work very well, but it's not long and they've grown enough you can start raising it up.
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Raise it up and they still will find a way to kick shavings all in there...but maybe not quite as much...

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