It is an undisputed fact that water is essential for the survival of any living thing. In fact, it would be rightfully said it is even more important than food. For chickens, the situation is the same. Without enough water for your chickens you shouldn’t expect a consistent supply of eggs. While providing your chicken with water is one thing, ensuring they have a constant supply of clean water is another. Many farmers are effortlessly able to supply their chicken with water but ensuring it remains clean can be a big problem. One reason for this is that chicken don’t have the same reasoning capacity as humans and you will often find them leaving droppings or stepping in the same water they are drinking
A chicken water nipple system is your best bet to ensure that your chickens have a constant supply of clean water. As a result of the system’s physical design, there is no way for chickens to contaminate their water. Installing a chicken water nipple system in your chicken coop might seem a tall order and quite expensive. However, this is not the case since you can make your own water nipple system using readily available materials. The most important component in a chicken water nipple system is the nipple itself and you can literally fix it on anything that can hold water.
Making this water system does not require any specialized skills since all you need to do is drill a hole on the lid of your container and affix the nipple. To make this watering system you can use any container that you have access to and can start with a small water bottle and one nipple and move to the larger water buckets where you can affix numerous nipples. This fantastic tutorial presents the information in a clever and concise way and will make it clear why it is so important to have clean water available for your chickens.
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