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Drinking nipples: How many are necessary?

You should provide at least 80 nipples per 1,000 birds.

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  • Martin Rishoj

    Are you sure that this is a sign of draught? You can see birds huddling in the background where they should have been exposed to draught. It could be that the temperature is way too high and the birds try to get away from the heat lamp.
    I would not say that this is a clear case of draught.

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