When will chicks start drinking water?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenhick, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. chickenhick

    chickenhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've raised chicks before but not from day one. My babies hatched today and I was wondering when they will start drinking water...any answers?
     
  2. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    They told me at the feed store when I picked them up to dip each ones beak in the water to get them ''primed'' to drink ..it worked!! Good luck!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    You need to take each chick and dip their beaks in the waterer.
     
  4. chickenhick

    chickenhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i will....but will they take right to it?
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Most do.
     

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