freezing water

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by denise Flores, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. denise Flores

    denise Flores Just Hatched

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    I am trying to find some info about a power source. it appears to hold power for 8 hrs. my coop is a long distance from any power. any comments out there?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    6 or 12 volt car battery with a cheap inverter will allow you to plug in a low wattage heater such as a cookie tin warmer. If you get a small solar panel and hook that into the battery, the sun can recharge the battery each day. It would get you through the winter.
     
  3. denise Flores

    denise Flores Just Hatched

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    thank you very much. have everything ordered. I hope I can figure out how to hook up everthing.
     
  4. denise Flores

    denise Flores Just Hatched

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    well i have a panel a battery and i need to purchase a inverter. what kind of wiring do I need and where do I get it. also is this stuff weather proof?
     
  5. flyin-lowe

    flyin-lowe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Without seeing what you bought I would guess most of the stuff is not made to be exposed to weather. The solar panel obviously is but I am assuming the rest of the equipment should be inside.
     

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