food and water

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by josiahj1313, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. josiahj1313

    josiahj1313 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hopefully getting chickens tomorrow, and didn't think of this until now, do you keep the food and water in the coop, or outside in the run?
     
  2. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    I keep mine in the coop so they always have access to it.
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I keep the chickens' food and water in the coop as well. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. jk47

    jk47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep feeder and waterter in the coop
    And I keep a pan of water outside because its hot were I live and want to make getting water easy
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    I do the opposite and keep both food and watering stations outside - they free range during daylight hours and at dusk they are already on their roosts. If you are providing light in the coop, then food and water would be necessary indoors.

    CT
     
  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    I keep food & water in the run and water only in the coop. As you can see, there is no single answer for everyone, you'll find out what works best for you.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep my food and water in the run and also out where they free range
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    My chickens free-range during the day with food and water being kept in the coop.
     

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