I don't think I ever want to brood the human way EVER again!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ragerkid2, May 18, 2011.

  1. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got light brahmas and red sex links... 17'of them. Hopefully if insane more chickens I will have a broody hen! I HATE taking care of them... The biggest problem is the waterer ... They knock it ovrer CONSTANTLY. I have tired putting it on blocks of wood and everything! Nothing helps! Ugh I wanted 3 but I got 17. Which is a little bit more hard to take care of... But o well I guess my hard worn will pay off. I Litterly worry about them 24/7 not having water [​IMG] anywYs i needed to vent [​IMG] OH AND BTW. My dad still hasn't started the coop!
     
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe try one of the larger plastic chick waterers. They are super hard

    to tump over, but they tend scratch bedding into it. I'd tell dad to get to it!

    [​IMG] Good luck!
     
  3. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im in the same boat ! ive got a batch of 2wk old mottled javas who think its fun to bathe in the water dish, & a batch of 5wk old barred rock & buff orps who find it amusing to stand on the ledge of the water dish & play "bobbing for poo" in it. I think ill be switching my big girls over to the auto waterer & regular long food tray..
     
  4. BerrytangleFarm

    BerrytangleFarm British and Scandinavian Poultry

    I'm going for the pipe waterer with nipples. It works like a charm in the coop and should be great in the brooder!
     
  5. Sweetwater Hunting

    Sweetwater Hunting Out Of The Brooder

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    I had about 200 chicks at one time constantly filling up waterer with saw dust and poop so I put a 2 x 12 about 3 foot long under water jug and feeder then put a box in there upside down it keep chicks occupied trying to roost on box helped out alot!!
     
  6. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    OH---I thought you were talking about being preggo and I was coming over to sympathize! LOL
     
  7. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:BAHAHAHAHA I lost it! i starting laughing Out Lo0ud SOOO FREAKING LOUD!haha that sooo funny = ] its the thought that counts = ]
     
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Steph Martin

    Steph Martin Out Of The Brooder

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    Use one of those waterers that parrots and rabbits use with the bottle and the spout with the bead in it...should fix them good.
     

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