My chickens wont drink.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chichi56788, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens are refusing to drink. It is 93* outsite and wont touch there water. They are just walking arround with there mouth open. They have plenty of water (watterbottle and bowl) and just wont drink. What is wrong with them?
     
  2. dirtsaver

    dirtsaver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With the hot weather we're having now We are changing the water two or three times a day to keep it cool and fresh. The girls really take in that fresh water as soon as we set it back in the coop and just don't seem to drink water that is allowed to get hot. Drinking cool water is their main way to keep the body heat down. Also try freezing some pop bottles of water and putting them in the waterer to help keep it cool.

    Hope this helps!
    Larry
     
  3. thefishery

    thefishery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:great idea
     
  4. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new with chickens, but I've noticed that whenever I put out the clean waterer, they are crowded around it drinking immediately! I freeze blocks of ice to put in the water to keep it cool, along with ACV.
     

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