Freezing Water?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FreshEggs54321, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. FreshEggs54321

    FreshEggs54321 Hatching

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    What could I do to make sure my ladies water doesn't freeze?[Average winter Temp is 30 but has gone below 15]
     

  2. Catfish267

    Catfish267 Chirping

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    I heard about heating rocks and putting them at the bottom of the bucket. there are also heated waterers. I just refill it twice a day
     
  3. jetdog

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    5 gallon bucket with nipples and a bird bath heater that has a thermostat built in, that's what I am using.
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

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  5. jimmywalt

    jimmywalt Songster

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    Here is a link to instructions how to make a heated waterer........... Nice thing is that the thermocube turns on the power to the submersible aquarium heater and fountain pump when the air temp falls to 35 degrees.

    It's been in the upper 20's in recent nights and seems to have been working really well at keeping the water warm.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ated-waterer-for-under-20-bucks#post_12211685
     

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