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Does This Wanter Intake Sound Right?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by goosemama, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. goosemama

    goosemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2009
    Forestville, New York
    Have 24 Cornish meat cross chick 3-l/2 weeks old in a brooder area of garage. I am amazed at how much water they go through! I have 2 two gallon metal founts and I fill them at night and early next afternoon and they are always dry!!!. Have put in a large dog waterer with the 5 gallon bottle on top as a stop gap. Of course they kick the wood chip bedding into that and fill it up which makes a mess. But it amazes me they drink so much. Anyone else raising Cornish chicks right now? What size of waterers do you use for how many chicks?
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    You might want to edit your thread title because I wondered what a "wanter" was....
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    You might get more responses if you post it in the Raising Meat birds section.
  4. goosemama

    goosemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2009
    Forestville, New York
    To Buff Hooligans.....I have read that post three times and still don't see where I typed "wanter" instead of waterer? Now I know I'm daft, but now I'm blind as well, haha.
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    Quote:Does This Wanter Intake Sound Right <<< this is how the title reads.>>>>
    Index » Raising Baby Chicks » Does This Wanter Intake Sound Right?

    As a side note I clicked on this to see what a Wanter sounded like.​
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2009
  6. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 19, 2009
    We used a five gallon waterer and a three gallon waterer for that many chicks. We hung the waterers and the feeders from the ceiling. Made a big difference.
  7. Burbs

    Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2009
    South East Idaho
    Quote:Thats funny..........so did I.
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2009

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