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How Much Water Does a Chicken Drink?

How Much Water Does a Chicken Drink?

How much water a chicken drinks each day depends on numerous factors including the bird’s size, water palatability, feed intake, feed composition, the environmental temperature, the bird’s condition of health, and whether the bird is laying.   Under normal conditions, the average chicken drinks between one and two cups of water each day. A laying… Continue Reading

Tips on Watering Baby Chicks in a Brooder

Tips on Watering Baby Chicks in a Brooder

Baby chicks must have access to clean, fresh water at all times. During the first few days after they hatch, a one-quart waterer will furnish enough water for up to 25 chicks raised in a brooder. An inexpensive watering option is a screw-on plastic base that fits a one-quart narrow mouth jar. Another option is… Continue Reading