duck-proof chicken waterer

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by safayr3, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. safayr3

    safayr3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have a suggestion on how to keep the ducks from wasting all the chickens' water?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Nope but if someone does I'd like to know too
     
  3. Sebrightmom

    Sebrightmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to know too. My ducks are always grossing up my waters. Good thing they are cute.
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I gave up on keeping the waterer filled and just let the chickens drink out of the duck pond (kiddie pool). I refill it every day so it's clean.
     
  5. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    You can buy poultry water nipples from QCSupply.com, they are great...

    Candace
     
  6. safayr3

    safayr3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd like to let everyone just drink out of the pond, but some of the chickens never go near it. And of course, the ducks drink out of EVERY water they find...
     
  7. StacyAK

    StacyAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's the only thing I could come up with. Put the chicken water where only the chickens can reach it. Notice the ducks bowl down below. I still have to come up with a way to keep the ducks water from getting everywhere. I'm afraid the floor is going to rot!
     
  8. chad-o

    chad-o Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use horizontal nipples I ordered in buy sell and trade. They work great.
     

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