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it freezes very well and easily, if you don't it will go off very quickly
I'm also on the FR Colorado. Mine took an age to get to beetle stage (over 3 months) and now I have a billion beetles only. No sign of small worms...
chickens are omnivores, they love meat
I just my first beetles in the last few days also [IMG]
I finally managed to get a photo with all six in the same frame (no mean feat!)[IMG]
small recycled water bottles - crushed egg shell, oyster shell and grit
I've since enlarged the hole at the top, but you get the idea
here you go - inside is a utility de-icer which is plugged into a thermocube
sure - I'll try tomorrow
mine are the same - no interest whatsoever [IMG]
mine eat snow when perfectly fine non-frozen water is available.
chickens have choices too :D
-25C last night and one of the hens stayed outside the coop all night on a roost! All are fine and running around today.
no heat required here
mine is 250 watt, but I have horizontal nipples in stead of more usual vertical ones.
I found the vertical nipples froze, but since changing to...
yup same here - I have one that has completely stopped and one that just started laying every single day. They do what they do.
ha, yeah, again shouldn't have been in there :D
I know the heater is via a thermocube, and I assume the pump is the same?
This is my project...
silly question - I understand what the heater does, but why the pump? Is that to move the water around to help it from freezing again?
I use those small blue barrels that many companies throw away with seal-able lockable tops.
Mine come from a company that makes vitamin pills -...
Have you ever tried this method in bye run itself (if you use one)
interesting, I'll give that a go thanks
Wood Pellets --- the same things that are used to burn in pellet stoves?
I'm just about to switch to deep litter in my run.
It seems like some HOAs in Jeffco are not following the county's lead.
Trying to get a straight answer about Westridge is proving tricky - I'm...