Ducks and water

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Amy Gabby, May 26, 2017.

  1. Amy Gabby

    Amy Gabby Just Hatched

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    Hello
    I was wondering if anyone could give advice on how to keep my two ducks from knocking over their water and playing with it in the brooder? I fill their water and shortly after they have emptied the whole container. I am afraid when they are along when ilI am at work that they will choke or dehydrate. I can't keep them from playing in it. Any thoughts? They are 5 weeks old. Thanks
     
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  2. MrsEskew

    MrsEskew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! When I had my ducks, no matter what I did they managed to find a way to splash it all out. Once I got an ice cream bucket and cut a hole in it, just big enough for their head to go in and drink, and they somehow splashed it out. :barnie
     
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  3. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' with the Peeps Premium Member

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    @DwayneNLiz didn't you post those ideas for keeping duck water(and food) clean on another thread today? Could you link or repost maybe? It was an excellent post!

    If it wasn't you I appologize and will go search it out :oops:.
     
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  4. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' with the Peeps Premium Member

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    Hope this helps.
     
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  5. Amy Gabby

    Amy Gabby Just Hatched

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    Wasn't me but if you do find it let me know!
     
  6. DwayneNLiz

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    lol yes it was me, but i see you found it
    :thumbsup
     
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  7. DwayneNLiz

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    also look at this thread

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/duckling-care-brooder-ideas.64854/

    some great images and advice in there

    good luck!!
     
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