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waterer nipples.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Patchp22, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. Patchp22

    Patchp22 Out Of The Brooder

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    hello i was seeing how the water "nipples" work? before i get some..
     
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    There are a few different kinds. I have the type with a rubber gasket and a red, plastic insert that houses the lever. Installation is a 5-minute project. I've successfully installed them in bucket bottoms and a plastic bottle lid. I've started my chicks on them and they use them as adults with no issues.
     
  3. Patchp22

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    Thank you!
     
  4. MamaAB

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    Where do you get them?
     
  5. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I ordered mine from someone on these boards (Neil Grassbaugh). You can also find them on EBay, Amazon, Farmtek, QC Supply... Google "poultry nipples".
     
  6. Patchp22

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    they are the cheapest on ebay.
     
  7. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do not get super flow! They are nothing, but trouble(leaky).
     
  8. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not had good luck with nipples sicne they leak and drip after use. The waterer cups have worked without any drips or leaks. They have brackets that make them easy to remove if needed and put back in without any glue or teflon tape.
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