Coop feed and waterer help?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by elmoflim, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i have some rabbit waterers and normal Chicken waterers, but my buff Orpingtons don't like either(one has trouble with them so I use a dog bowl or bucket for her). I've been wanting to do something with pvs pipes that some have on Pinterest. I'm a newby at this so all help would be appreciated. I have three 4x8/10 coops and two small coops. 39 chickens in all(surprised at my first try of incubating eggs.) Thanks for all the information
     
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  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Chanteclers wouldn't use the chicken waterer. After a day that I didn't leave her out a bucket she figured it out.
    If by pipes you mean nipple waterers I've heard they work great
     
  3. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She knows how, but she struggles with it. She can only get so much out of it. She can't figure out to put her whole beak in and just puts her top beak in and scrabbled to get the drops out. :(
     
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    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a sled for my chickens also, most of my girls use that rather then the actual waterer
     
  5. elmoflim

    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to see a picture of that. I have seen stuff with pvc pipes that look cool, but I know there's different Angles and if you do it wrong it won't work.
     
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    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my sled.
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    elmoflim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's so clean! My chickens love standing in their water/feed bowls. Some even sleep in them if I use the bowls. It's crazy haha
     
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    I had just refilled it my two ducks make it very dirty
     

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