"Tink, Tink, Tink, Jiggle, Jiggle, Jiggle."

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 3LilBirds, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's the sound of my chicks drinking from a rodent water bottle. I taught them how over the last two days and they seems to like it. It's super noisy but sooo much better then cleaning a bowl of poopy water! lol

  2. chestypuller

    chestypuller Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2012
    i just put one in last night and i cant get them to figure it out yet, i put a coffee cup with water in it under the metal nipple for now. they were filing the tray feeder with pine shavings!
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I love that silkie getting in your face :gig
  4. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    The problem I was having was Mumble must think he/she is a duck because Mumble would get in the water feeder to wash his/her feet off and then poop. LOL The way I showed them was I took Cinnamon who seems to be the leader and put his/her beak to the bottle and gave it a little squeeze so just a drop came out. At that point you could see it clicked in Cinnamon's head. Cinnamon then kept going back for more and the other 2 followed. I also took the water bowl out so the bottle was their only choice. I watched closely to make sure they were all drinking. They are I've already refilled the bottle.

    That would be Nugget our little Diva. LOL

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