Ducks and nipple waterer?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kaitie09, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,200
    15
    173
    May 28, 2009
    South Central, PA
    I was just wondering if they can learn to use it. They are 5 1/2 months old now and are in a run with 20 chickens. Their water is out in the run, but they are always getting it muddy. I am considering getting the nipple waterer. They will have their pool so they will be able to completely submerge their bills, and I am planning to rig something up in the winter when the pond freezes.
     
  2. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    Sure they can. Mine figured out a rabbit water bottle in about 10 seconds flat. I just held the ball bearing in and let the water pour out and that was it. Plus, the water nipples are shiny and they love to pick at shiny stuff.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by