Concerned about water freezing.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ruffian, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. Ruffian

    Ruffian Out Of The Brooder

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    I plan on putting bales of straw around my girls house. I think that should help insulate against the cold. I'm more worried about keeping their water from freezing. Any ideas out there? Do those heated pet bowls work?
     
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. CityChook

    CityChook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heated water dish is definitely worth every penny you'll pay. And I don't know where you are, but here in MN they are about $25-30.

    Hay bales will probably help with keeping your coop warm, but most of the heat will escape through the roof. Hay may become a wonderful space for mice.
     
  4. bigoakhunter

    bigoakhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think i shall purchase one of the heated waterer's. They appear to work well.
     

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