How much water?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by First-time-raising, Oct 24, 2007.

  1. First-time-raising

    First-time-raising Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know about how much water 13 baby chicks should be going through in a day?
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Lots of things affect water usage. If they are too hot they will drink more water than normal. As a general rule, I usually emptied the waterer once a day and gave them fresh water anyways. I didn't really pay attention to how much they were using up. I was using a one quart waterer.
     
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    I used a 1 gallon plastic waterer when we were brooding our day old Banties back in May. I never really paid attention to how much they drank, just made sure that they always had clean, fresh water everday, at all times.

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  4. First-time-raising

    First-time-raising Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the replys

    That is what I was hoping to hear

    I usually empty, clean and refill morning,afternoon and night it just seemed that they weren't drinking much but I guess thats because I'm just replacing it 3 times a day.
     
  5. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm that could be it
     

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