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Chicken Nipples???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by amaturesfowler, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. amaturesfowler

    amaturesfowler New Egg

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    I was just wondering if these chicken nipples can be used for ducks or if the ducks will even use them?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I have some additional waterers set up around the yad, with nipples. Regeular waterers, too, plus a white kitchen dishpan specifically for the waterfowl. My ducks and geese WILL drink from the nipples, but they tend to want to drink a lot, which requires them to keep billing the nipples... And one goose dismantled one.

    The big issue in watering ducks is having enough water in a dish, bowl, trough, bucket, whatever, for them to dunk their whole heads into the water. They need to clear their nares (nostrils).
     

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