Water Nipple for Poultry : Pack of 4 (Red) - High Flow

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Water Nipple for Poultry: Pack of 4 (Red) - High Flow

Small push-operated water nipple suitable for poultry.

  • Quality high flow nipple drinker made by Little Giant. 
  • Keeps water clean and helps prevent disease
  • Multi-directional, unlike standard nipple drinkers which require to be pushed upwards to work, this drinker with work with sideways actions too. 
  • Each nipple accommodates up to 4 adult birds
  • Vertical mounting
  • Designed for gravity feed  (low pressure) only - please note not suitable for high-pressure mains. 
  • Easy to install: Drill a 1/8" hole for the nipple. Enlarge hole using an 11/32" drill bit. Start threading the nipple into the hole manually. Use a crescent wrench to tighten until seated. 

Tips for training chooks onto nipples 
The golden rule for teaching birds to use any type of new watering system like nipples is to remove all other sources of water! As long as they have what they are familiar with they will use it first and will never try something new. If their only choice is to drink from that new shiny metal thingy hanging under the pipe or bucket, it will only take one thirsty bird to try it and show everybody elsewhere to get a drink. So just to be perfectly clear, to teach your birds to use the nipples, remember golden rule...remove all other sources of water!
When you have installed the new nipple system, simply gather your chooks around and show them by tapping the nipples with your fingers which cause water to leak. That will get their attention and they learn very quickly.

We recommend 3-4 chooks per nipple.

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