Turkeys

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TURKEY POULTS

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The eye-to-beak coordination of turkey poults deteriorates as they age. For this reason producers need a system that helps assure poults can still activate the drinker and receive adequate water even when their coordination has deteriorated. The enclosed watering system keeps water more hygienic and the litter drier.

ADULT TURKEYS

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The T-Max adult turkey drinker is an alternative to bell drinkers that outperforms other watering systems in all critical areas. Finishing turkeys requires birds to get ample hygienic water. Because turkeys have poor eye-to-beak coordination,
T-Max gives birds a large target they can’t miss. The drinker dispenses fresh water with each drinking action, while minimizing spillage, so birds grow big and litter stays dryer, reducing ammonia release for healthier flocks.

T-Max is also self-cleaning. As turkeys drink,
T-Max tips and rotates, swishing water around to clean the drinker inside. Hours of scrubbing required for traditional bell drinkers is eliminated.

T-Max is designed to prevent wear-out that turkeys can rapidly inflict on watering systems. Ziggitys shock-absorbing flex-stem allows the entire drinker to give, absorbing aggressive turkey behavior, eliminating breakage and potential leaks.

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    REAL WORLD PERFORMANCE

    As the poultry watering experts, Ziggity’s goal is to help you maximize flock performance by focusing on bird, litter and system performance. Review these real world performance results to see how a properly managed Ziggity system can deliver maximum performance.

    Growing Big, Healthy Birds

    Finishing turkeys requires birds to get ample hygienic water. Turkeys have poor eye-to-beak coordination, so we created a large target that turkeys can’t miss. T-Max is designed to dispense fresh water with each drinking action, while minimizing spillage. Birds grow big. Litter stays dryer, reducing ammonia release for healthier flocks.

    Self-Cleaning Drinkers

    T-Max tips and rotates while the turkey drinks. It is not a stationary drinker like cups used on other systems. This action swishes water around, cleaning the drinker inside, eliminating many hours of scrubbing required for traditional bell drinkers. Plus, field tests show that litter tilling can be reduced or eliminated.

    Built To Survive

    Turkey’s have the ability to rapidly wear out watering systems. Ziggity’s shock-absorbing flex-stem allows the entire drinker to “give”, absorbing aggressive turkey behavior, eliminating breakage and potential leaks.

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      Important principles and information for Poultry Watering Management

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    Management Procedures

    Download copies of Ziggity System’s tested and successful procedures for managing its turkey watering systems. These are your essential management guides for obtaining maximum bird performance from your Ziggity watering system.

    helpful watering articles

    At Ziggity, we understand the importance of water and its direct effect on production results. Learn more about water-related issues and how they affect your flock by reading some of these important articles.

    SYSTEM INSTALLATION

    Various manuals help ensure your Ziggity watering system is properly installed to make best use of its particular capabilities.

    helpful installation guidelines

    Select from the installation guidelines below for helpful tips and procedures that will help when installing various products and components of Ziggity watering systems.

      • PS1008
      • Installation: Regulator & End Assembly to Aluminum Profile.

      • PS1005
      • Installation & Removal of Metering Pin

      • PS1004
      • Installation: Clip-On & Adapter Saddle Installation

      • PS1001
      • Ziggity Drinker Installation – All Models

      • GL1079
      • Installation Instructions: Clip-On & Adapter Saddles

      • GL1077
      • Installation instructions: Floor Regulator & End Assembly to Aluminum Profile

      • GL1068
      • Proper gaping instructions – Ziggity pipe connectors

      • GL1073
      • Assembly Guideline: T-Max Drinker Assembly

      • GL1080
      • Installation Instructions: Bracket Placement for Floor Watering Systems

      • GL1081
      • Installation Instructions: Regulator & End Assembly to Big Ace / Big Z / Ace Pipe

      • GL1032
      • Glue Procedures for 2235 and 2463

      • GL1033
      • Water Supply Setup: 3/4″

      • GL1034
      • Water Supply Setup: 1″

      • GL1035
      • Water Supply Setup: 1 1/2″

      • GL1042
      • Slope Neutralizer Placement: Floor Watering Systems – Laser Method

      • GL1055
      • Installation: Preventing Support Pipe Separation

      • GL1057
      • Installation: Cord Adjuster

    misc. guidelines and warnings

    Select from the categories below to view guidelines and technical support information for your Ziggity watering system or parts.

      • GL1078
      • Instructions: T-Max Drinker Disassembly & Assembly

      • GL1070
      • Pipe Connector to Pipe Interface: 260, 896 & 2672

      • GL1069
      • Field Fix: loose floor end assemblies

      • GL1023
      • Solenoid Flush Valve Field Repair & Maintenance

      • GL1074
      • Water Capacity for Ziggity Drinker Pipes and Water Supply Pipes.

      • GL1009
      • Drinker Manufacturing Date Codes

      • GL1016
      • Replacement: End Assembly Male Hose Adapter Outlet – Previous Non-Current Version

      • GL1027
      • Recommended Drain Hose Set Up Into Holding Tank

      • GL1031
      • Non-Recommended Drain Hose Setup

      • GL1038
      • Actual Size: Ace, Big Ace & Big Z Pipes

      • GL1052
      • Warning: Never Use Pliers on Ziggity Drinkers

      • GL1056
      • Field Fix: Riser Tube Cap

      • GL1058
      • Field Fix: Slope Neutralizer

      • GL1059
      • B&D-Max Activator Disassembly & Reassembly

    literature

    Ziggity literature covers a rage of watering system products that are designed to maximize results for different types of poultry.

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