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Poultry Watering U is a service of Ziggity Systems. Its mission is to provide honest, helpful information to poultry producers. The advice and information provided has been compiled from decades of field experience and the insights learned in helping to water birds throughout the world. We are not interested in common conventions but only what truly works in the real world.

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Proper Drinker Management To Improve Bird Welfare

Considerable time and resources have been invested to develop watering management tools specifically for enclosed watering systems to help farmers produce healthy flocks and achieve successful performance outcomes. We stress the importance of proper management of watering systems in terms

Biofilm: How to prevent and eliminate it.

Keeping your watering system biofilm-free begins with a regular schedule of high pressure flushing of the drinker lines (click to see "Biofilm: What it is, what it does"). ...

Beak Size always limits water consumption, regardless of environmental conditions. Part 2 of the consumption versus usage principle.

In our previous article on consumption vs. usage, we made clear that the amount of water usage (WU) being recorded reflects two things going on in the bird house: water consum ...

How and why to manage your litter conditions very carefully.

How to monitor litter conditions How do you determine if your litter has the right (20 to 25 percent) moisture content? Ziggity’s tried and true litter test involves simply ...

Save on labor and maximize flushing sanitation through automation.

An enclosed watering system’s ability to provide a constant, efficient supply of sanitary drinking water is most effective when adhering to a regular flushing schedule. We r ...

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