Frresh water daily?

Twistedfeather

Songster
5 Years
Feb 23, 2014
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It's the ideal thing to do so no bacteria or algae grows. But if it's hard for you I think you can push two or three days at a time depending on how much they drink.
 

aatx

Songster
5 Years
Mar 19, 2014
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A lot depends on what type of watering system you use. Those of us who use nipples refill when the level gets low. I normally change out my water every 2 weeks or so just to freshen it up, but have never seen any algae.

I have a little wading pool for them that they also tend to drink out of :(. I try to clean it out every 2-3 days. I'll be happy when it gets cooler and I can remove it so that the nipple waterers are their only choice.
 

hennible

Crowing
5 Years
Jul 14, 2014
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A bucket like this keeps things cleaner for me
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Every 2nd day it's changed for ducks and every 4 for chickens. That's just my opinion though.
 

Eagleeyeice

Songster
5 Years
Aug 6, 2014
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My Coop
My Coop
Guess I should have spell check

Thanks for your reply's.
I have a galvanized, 2 gal waterer, actually I have two of them, and have been changing them out daily. That will end immediately. I have built the cookie tin heater for the winter.
My last cat would have fresh water and drink old water out of the plant trays.
This is what I use, but this picture was taken to show it overflowing, and it has been replace by one that works.
 

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