Water nipples for meaties/

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by burntmuch, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. burntmuch

    burntmuch Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 6, 2010
    Montrose MI
    Got a batch of cornish cross at 3 weeks, getting ready to put them out in the tractor. Just wondering if they will be able to use the water nipples. exclusively. Ive watched, I know some are using them, but when their out in the tractor, Thats all they will have?
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Yes, some take a little longer to learn. Call them over and tap the nipple a couple of times. When they see the water dripping they will get the hint. They also learn from each other so if you have a few that do the others will follow in time. Give it as the only water choice and they have no option but to try it.
  3. ChickenJerk

    ChickenJerk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2012
    The slow learners need an additional two minutes.

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