Freezing water please help

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by wwarren8200, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chirping

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    I recently moved my pullets into our coop and they are warm and having fun scratching the bedding but the water keeps freezing. What can I do besides put a heat lamp in? (Heat lamp could cause fire and we don't have an outlet anyways) thanks.
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Songster

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    Get a heated chicken watered. Mine has been working well and it has gotten under 15F. You can get a heated lizard pad and put it under the waterer, or put a bird bath de-icer in the waterer. Either way, you need electricity.
     
  3. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chirping

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    Thanks for the help
     
  4. Settle4nuthin

    Settle4nuthin In the Brooder

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    i just put a fish aquarium heater in mine...i have a 5 gallon bucket with 4 nipples on it...the little heater i have in it keeps everything at 68 degrees. nipples are not freezing up either.
     

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