After we had the turkeys a few days we noticed they were not getting through a lot of water. We made excuses.. the hens drink more of course, but there are more of them and they are laying.. a couple of young turkeys wont get through much. We decided perhaps the level had gone down a bit. Then we felt sure they were not drinking.
I went back to the first picture I took of them – and there in the background is the water feeder.. showing exactly the same level, and by then it had been a week!
Aghast, we went to see them, and himself splashed about in the water. You could see them having a light bulb sort of moment… and they rushed over and drank and drank. Thick birds, did not recognise water when they saw it.. and we showed it to them…. I was worried we would lose them already.
Not, as they say, the sharpest tools in the box…