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Nipple waterers

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Hopefulloflove, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you get the nipples to water your chickens like that? Does this method have to be hooked up to "running water" Like a hose, or can you just fill a container? How can I make one of these inexpensively? Sorry but I am learning....

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The easiest way is to hook it up to a container. The container depends on your space and water requirements. I can sell you the nipples if you would like.

    A cheap easy way is to buy a 5 gallon bucket and drill in three holes, then screw in three nipples. Fill and hang.
     
  3. Tofer76

    Tofer76 Out Of The Brooder

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    go to www.qcsupply.com and look at ... http://www.qcsupply.com/farm-livestock/waterers/nipple-waterers/420011-push-in-style-nipple.html

    or
    http://www.qcsupply.com/farm-livestock/waterers/nipple-waterers/420006-poly-threaded-body-nipple.html

    or
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/10-Chicken-Duck-Screw-Poultry-Water-Nipple-Drinker-/170692182174?_trksid=p5197.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D3%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D2672013260530959875


    and
    just drill a hole in the bottom of a 5 gal bucket and install 3 to a bucket hang from hook at chickens adult head hight and fill halfway (a full bucket will pull the handle out over time) put a lid on and put a hole in lid so a vacum is not created

    easy!!!!!!!!! they take to them pretty quick normally
     
  4. Ksane

    Ksane Overrun With Chickens

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    It only took my 2 month old chickens less than a minute to master them, too! I love em'. I got mine on Ebay.
     

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