distance between food and water

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by QuispamChiks, May 7, 2011.

  1. QuispamChiks

    QuispamChiks Out Of The Brooder

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    just looking at layout options for coop and thinking of the PVC type feeder and nipple watering system that we can refill from outside the coop area.

    But in doing this the feed tubes and the water tubes) are on opposite sides of the coop ( about 4 ft apart)

    Food does not have to be right beside water? (Boys is this seed dry - i need a drink![​IMG] )
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Nope, not for chickens, anyway. They'll find it.
     
  3. harrisville chicken

    harrisville chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our hens walk past their waterer and go around the house to drink out of our slow-drip hose. I think they like running water (well, dripping water) as opposed to standing water. I probably would too.
     

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