Waterers height

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Resi, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. Resi

    Resi Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 10, 2016
    Hello Happy Peeps!

    Hope you are all well!

    We have finally made the Chook Palace we inherited mobile as in out own view it was in a very daft place and we want the flock to move around the property - it is kind of taking the chicken tractor idea a bit further!

    now as the floor has lifted a tyre height, i can rethink at what height my waterer should be.


    I can just work out the tyre height and lower it by that amount - however is there a 'best height' ?

    I have a mix and match of chooks, from a tiny cochin (which I believe will grow huge!) to Australorps, some Silver Spangeled Hamburg and an ISA brown.

    Also, if someone has some advice on how to train them to use the horizontal nipples waterer I would be muchly grateful!

    Thank you! R
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    I have always read waterers should be at chest height, of the chickens of course.[​IMG]

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