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  1. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. VelvettFog

    VelvettFog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I've used one of those for my birds. Worked just as good as any of the fancy "poultry waterers" that you can get at the feed store.
     
  3. Haunted Chicken

    Haunted Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Well don't I feel dumb! I have two of those on a shelf and never thought to use them for chickens [​IMG] I will now! [​IMG]
     
  4. Noymira

    Noymira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think that's fine as long as it's large enough for the number of chickens you have. You wouldn't want them draining it too fast and getting thirsty!
     
  5. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2011
    The one thing I can say is it will be filled with dirt and mud pretty quickly. I know I've been using a "floor" model and now I want to switch to suspended so there's less dirt. Otherwise, it is just the same as any other poultry waterer.
     
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    If you put it on bricks, a cinder block, anything to raise it off the floor the water will stay cleaner.

    Another chicken tender tip: Instead of a pricey feeder, take a look at bird feeders lying around!
     
  7. Noymira

    Noymira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good point, I would make sure to raise it up on some cinder blocks or something to keep it from getting dirtied.
     

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