how to keep my water clean in my breeding pens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sager:)silkies, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    so the tittle says it all in my breeding pens the chickens keep geeting wood chips and stuff in the water and the water is always dirty which is not healthy for the chickens any ideas would be nice
  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    1. Raise the waterer.
    2. Build something around the waterer to keep dirt, shavings, etc. away.
    3. Switch to watering nipples, watering cups, etc.
  3. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2011
    athens, wv
    accentonhakes pretty much summed it up with the perfect answer. i keep mine on a cinderblock on its side and it keeps most of the stuff out.

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