Clean water

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by solvick, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. solvick

    solvick New Egg

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    Anyone have a Idea how to keep their drinking water clean longer?
     
  2. BritneyBell

    BritneyBell Just Hatched

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    yes! there are these buckets that you can buy that has metal nipples in it and if its for chicks you can buy a rabbit waterer for them and teach them how to use it! both are simple!I use both for my chickens!
     
  3. BritneyBell

    BritneyBell Just Hatched

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    sorry nevermind I am thinking chickens! lol
     
  4. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Just try to keep it as far from dirt as possible.
     
  5. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, like on a big rubber horse mat, or on a wood platform.
    Just DO NOT put bleach in the water. That is very bad for them
     
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  6. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Can't say I've done that yet... [​IMG]
     
  7. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't get it....what's funny?
     
  8. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Okay, maybe it's not funny.[​IMG] I meant that I haven't even tried to stop them from getting mud in the water.
     
  9. Bills vs Beaks

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    Oh...why bother? It's just easier to refill the bucket than build a platform... I kinda get it now[​IMG]
    I never bother stopping them... it's a losing battle
    People (well, girls anyway) rub mud on their own faces and say it makes em look better... ducks bathing in muddy water must make em look better!
     
  10. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes, much easier! Ducks always get things there way, they just won't give up.
    Mud is a duck hen's makeup.
     

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