“I just came up with this this morning. Whenever my chicks start to hatch for the first 3 or 4 days I keep mommy and the babies in a cage. I’ve had babies fallout of the nest and lose them. Trying to keep a shallow dish of water full has always been difficult so I thought I would give this a try.” Babbie
Here is her idea along with instructions:
1- small water bottle 1- small vegetable or onion bag 1- rubber band or cable tie 1- shallow disposable storage container 1-small hook or been a piece of clothes hanger Place water bottle inside of vegetable bag, secure vegetable bag around the water bottle with rubber band, fill bottle with water, if you do not have the type of cap that I used that you just turn to open, drill or burn a hole in the cap for the water to drip out of, hang over storage container from either hook or nail.
“This is Connie’s 1st bunch and 3 out of 6 already has hatched this morning and no two alike. I just love it, they’re no bigger than my thumb.” Babbie
Thank you, Babbie, for sharing your ideas and suggestions with all the readers. This is Babbie’s second submission of creative ways to battle the cost of raising chickens. Last month she sent over this chicken feeder she created from supplies at home. I appreciate all her ideas and I know the reader do too. If anyone else would like to share your ideas, please send them over to me. Send your ideas and suggestion to me. My goal is to raise chickens as efficiently and inexpensive as possible while enjoying the learning and entertaining experience.
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