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horizontal nipplers and 2.5 week old chick.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by northernchic, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. northernchic

    northernchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2014
    Are my chicks too young to start on the horizontal nipplers? I started them on them yesterday. Will they learn how to use them and get enough water? If I go to push on it, they all flock to it like they are dying of thirst!
  2. Liberator

    Liberator Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2014
    I give the chicks a choice between the two. It's usually around the two week mark that most chicks are using the nipples and I remove the regular waterer. They'll find the water when they get thirsty.

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