watering nipples....... HELP!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Inmanfarm, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Inmanfarm

    Inmanfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    BEFORE I GLUE THE PVC PIPE, CAN A WATERING NIPPLE BE POINTED SOMEWHAT STREIGHT UP TO 30 DEGREES AND STILL WORK??????? THANKS [​IMG]
     
  2. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Quote:They might leak if you do that. They should point straight down.
     
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    if the nipple part is pointed up than it will leak becasue the valive needs to have no pressure on it to not leak. If its pointed up it will leak unless there is enough water pressure to keep the metal "valive" pushed up it will drip/spray. just by the pressure of the metal tip pushing on it.
     
  4. Inmanfarm

    Inmanfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Darn It, That Changes My Whole Plan. Thanks
     
  5. Inmanfarm

    Inmanfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    If The Nipple Points Down, How Close Can It Be Off The Coop Floor?
     
  6. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2010
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    Vaies according to height of ur chickens...should be chicken's eye level.
     

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