Nipple waterer questions!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JoJo 95, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. JoJo 95

    JoJo 95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm about to start raising broilers (btw thanks to anybody who gave me either pen advice and advice on raising them). Anyway, are nipples good? Where can I get some good ones? What are some good ways to set them up? Thanks
     
  2. maggiemooscluckers

    maggiemooscluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nipples, Nipples and more nipples! It's the only way to go! Type nipple waterers in the search window. You will get lots of ideas. There is a man named Niel here at byc that sells them at a very fair price.
     
  3. matimeo

    matimeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found the best deal was from QC supply. I got the screw in type.

    x2 on doing a search. You'll find lots of info on the forums.
     
  4. FinsUp

    FinsUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on how many you are getting. We got just a few as we only have 8 chickens - the best deal was from Neil. If you are getting quite a lot - then one of the other places might be better - check the shipping - that is where they get you if you only get a couple.
     
  5. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I work out the pricing so yhou never pay more for a few of them from me than you do from QC Supply.
    If you want hundreds or thousands (and I sell them that way almost daily to my industrial customers) such a deal I can make you!

    And I have other stuff available to help build the best possible backyard nipple watering system.
    Plus a little bit of experience with nipple drinkers myself. We use them on our hobby farm for chickens and quail.
    Then on the working farm we have somewhere between 38 and 40,000 nipple drinkers for the broilers.
     
  6. chandasue

    chandasue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made a couple of nipple drinker bucket and they work awesome. Going into winter though, is there an easy way to keep the bucket and nipples from freezing? It gets darn cold in central MN...
     
  7. JoJo 95

    JoJo 95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To anyone who has some from qc, are they good? which would be best for using with 2" pvc? do i need drip cups?
     
  8. matimeo

    matimeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They seem to work great for me. I think they're the same as the kind you buy anywhere else. Get the screw-in kind for PVC. You don't need drip cups.
     

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