using eavestrough as a waterer in the coop

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by catsbully, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. catsbully

    catsbully Out Of The Brooder

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    I have just spent several hours along with my son daughter-in-law and hubby cleaning out the coop right down to the boards because of the ducks dumping the water bowls constantly...needless to say all was soaked! so I got to thinking about a way to resolve this issue. I thought that if I hung a section of eaves trough on the wall (on hooks so its removable for cleaning) that would provide enough water for the chickens and ducks...has anyone tried this before?
    Let me know!
     
  2. catsbully

    catsbully Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh and I do have those hangable waterers but they seem to go dry all the time even though there is alot of water still in the reservoir! ( and yes I do have the thing twisted on the right way!) so I have given up on these expensive and useless things!!!
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep the water in the run, so that any spillage is on the ground.

    Chris
     

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