Water Feature for Chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ChooksinChoppers, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Ocala, Florida.
    I havn't finished my coop yet but I would to have some sort of water feature/fountain for my chickens...I have lots of rocks and sand and was thinking along thel linesof a bird bath (low down forthem to drink outof)...overflowing into a sand type beach. We live in Florida and I think my birdswould appreciate being able to bathe and cool down and have fresh flowing water.....how would I make sure the water stays clean in the birdbath? is it even possible? Would appreciate advise and pics if you have done this.
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    I doubt the chickens would bathe in it, and it would be nearly impossible to keep clean
    It's going to waste a LOT of water too
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2011
    Taylors, SC
    I have thought along the same lines, but keep running into that very question of how to keep it clean.


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