Watering nipples

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Dr Drew, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Dr Drew

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    I have 4 chooks and plan to get 2 more.
    How many watering nipples do I need?
     
  2. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One if they are all about the same size (height).
     
  3. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like having two for a small flock but one is fine.
     
  4. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have 2-3 nipples. It's just matter of time more chickens will be add.
     
  5. Dr Drew

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    Thank you all. I think three nipples in the bottom of a 25 litre bucket, suspended from a rafter, should do the job. I'll post a photo of the world's dodgiest chook house soon.
     
  6. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a good point Speedy. I have made two additions to the run and one to the coop so it is double the size I started with. It would have been a lot easier if I had planned on my flock growing as I fell more and more in love with chickens [​IMG]
     

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