Will these waterers work with Turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by BellevueOmlet, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Turkey owners.

    I have had a lot of people ask me if these waterer cups will work ok for turkeys. I don't see why they would not but I am not positive since I do not have any turkeys of my own. They are 1 3/4" wide at the top and work by releasing water when their beak depresses the nipple valve in the cup while drinking.

    What do you think? Thanks in advance

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  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Those waterers don't look wide enough for a turkey. A turkey's head is larger and a turkeys' beak is longer than a chicken. The chicken in that pic looks like her head fits in perfect. It doesn't look like enough room for a turkey. [​IMG] That's just my 2 cents.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    Mine don't even like the 2.5 gallon chickenwater cans, they insist on buckets.
     
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  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:I'm right there with you. Mine hate the 2.5 gallons as well. I use buckets like you.
     
  5. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    I switched them to dog dishes after the chickies in the bucket incident.
     
  6. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your input - I appreciate it.
     

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