watering bucket

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by javonjw, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. javonjw

    javonjw New Egg

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    how long will five gallon bucket with two watering nipples last 4 hen on average
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I would guess 2 weeks.
     
  3. javonjw

    javonjw New Egg

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    Thank you for quick responce i have to go out of town for about a week and just needed to know i have a pvc auto feeder i made and it last about two weeks going to have to make a auto egg collection also any ideas
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] The bucket should last while you are gone, but I would like to recommend that you have someone check your birds at least every couple of days. Stuff happens!
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    I agree,a check every day our two would be a good precaution.
     
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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]!
     
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    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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