Do i need to put water in the coop at night??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Iancurrannacearca, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Iancurrannacearca

    Iancurrannacearca Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 27, 2009
    Do i need to put water in the coop at night??
  2. waynesgarden

    waynesgarden Feathers of Steel

    Mar 30, 2008
    Oxford County
    Quote:No. But you have to remember to put water there first thing in the am.

    I keep a heated waterer in my coop at all times so the birds don't go without for any length of time. They would have 4 hours without water without it. Lights come on in my coop at 3:30 in the am and I don't get outdoors until about 7:30.

  3. Chipper

    Chipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2009
    Washington County, NY
    Unless you are out there every morning when they come off the roost,you should probably have water in there at night.If you have trouble with it freezing,try a heated bowl or a heat lamp over the water.[​IMG]
  4. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    I take the water in at night when they are up roosting. And bring fresh water out every morning for them.

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