nipple water ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Buck Creek Chickens, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    does anyone use these in breeding pens? I've got a 9 compartment pen 3x3x3 stacked, and Ive had it with cups, bottles and everything else I'v tried. if you do can you share how you've used them.

    Thank you
  2. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Trying to figure out the same thing. I have four bantam pens that are 2x4 and 2' high, stacked 2 high, 2 wide. There is 2' storage at the top of each column (where I could put 2 more breeder pens, but am not) Was thinking of having a 5 gallon bucket up there and running a pvc pipe down, bracketing off into the breeder pens, and maybe having PVC pipe end caps with the nipple waterers in those? instead of trying to stick them in the curved pipe. I just think i'd lose pressure running them to four different pens, while also trying to include my layers in the mix...

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