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Tools And Equipment for Poultry1.Water equipmentsPan and jar type.This type of waterer is circular in nature, having two compartments i.e.jar for filling water and pan for delivering water.Water basin made of plastic / wood/GI with grillBasins of different diameters are available (10”, 12”, 14” and 16” diameter).A separate grill is available to prevent the entry of birds inside the water.Bell type automatic watererThese are made of high-impact plastic in a bell shape usually suspendedfrom separate pipeline for the purpose.This type of waterers has control over the water flow and maintains the required water levelalways.
There will be a continuous flow of water so as to ensure water available for the birdsthroughout the day.Height at which the water is available can be easily adjusted by simple clamp mechanism andrate of flow water is adjustable by a valve (spring-mounted). Plastic drinkers will be brightlycolored (red,blue) and hence are expected to attract layers, especially chicks to water.No. of bell-drinkers=1.3*(circumference÷ Drinker space)Nipple drinkerIt can be used both in deep-litter and in cage system.When used in deep-litter system, it is attached with cup under the nipple to prevent wetting oflitter material.These drinkers look like a nipple and water drops comes out when they are pressed.

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Poultry farming, Poultry Farming Equipments

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