Drinking set up for ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Welshman, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Welshman

    Welshman In the Brooder

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    I'm planning my coop for my ducks. My ? is can I use nipples that connect to pvc pipe for water supple for my ducks? And what would be a clean solution for this if I can't use the nipples ? Thanks
     
  2. Amykins

    Amykins Crowing

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    I don't recommend nipples because they can't clean their nares that way. Frankly, with ducks there is no "clean way" to give them water! :p A water dispenser can work to give them a way to clean their nares without being able to step inside it, but trust me, some of them will find a way.

    Diligence and daily water changing are the best ways to keep the water clean.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners 8 Years

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    I would not use the nipples since ducks need to dunk their heads to prevent infections.

    How about something like this?

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    This works for three Buffs.

    [​IMG] This is for our nine Runners and one Buff. Works like a charm.

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  4. Welshman

    Welshman In the Brooder

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    I think I have come up with a solution for my water. I have a 210 gallon water tough that I will filter the water using a pond filter system.This will get the water clean to drink and a place to swim for them.I may run this water from the filter to my aqua garden set up.We'll see
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    When you get it all set up please post pics so we can all see.
     
  6. Welshman

    Welshman In the Brooder

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    Can do,
     

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