chicks in the water

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kelliepulido, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    My new chicks are in the water then track it all through the brooder making a big wet mess 3x already in a 6hr.time.they are an order from Mcmurray 25 standard brown egg layer special.Very cute in good health eating well and drinking.I have used 2 diifferent types of waterer any suggestions

  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
    We put clear marbles in the bottom of the waterer so they cant get into the water, but are still able to drink....
  3. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Songster

    Aug 30, 2010
    Western Mass
    I raised mine up on a board
  4. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
  5. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

    Sep 24, 2010
    You could try using a rabbit water bottle. I use them for my meat chickens. It works well and they can't step in it or get it dirty. They will learn to use it quite easily.

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