French frogs

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by scflock, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    Very cold here too.

    Wouldn't the chicks climb in that waterer?

    I use one of these, although I think they make them smaller (and cheaper) than this one, I think mine's 2 gallon
    http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/farm-innovators-heated-poultry-fount-3-gal?cm_vc=-10005

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  2. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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  3. sideWing

    sideWing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My buddy has a heated waterer and it froze over here in Utah. We had two weeks in the teens. I put a fishtank heater in a five gallon jug with the cup waterers on it. It's been working pretty good, but we have had to defrost the cups a few times.
     
  4. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    It's for the guys in the big coop. I have just a regular plastic bowl like that now on top of a ceramic heated plate and the whole thing was a block of ice this morning!!
    You just float it in the water, right? I'm going to need more extension cords! :gig
     
  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    I also got that galvanized one that I posted a while back. Using it for the ducks and it's been working fine so far. Today has been our coldest day though.
     
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  7. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    Don't they make a solar powered station?
     
  8. frmboyinthecity

    frmboyinthecity Overrun With Chickens

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    You just need to buy a place with an artesian well. Then water flows year round at about 50 degrees. I was worried about my birds getting frost bite, because they just go and stand in the water all day on those cold days when the highs were in the teens. But they all seemed to be ok, without any ill effects.
     
  9. sideWing

    sideWing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are submersible so I just drop them into the jug and walk away. Works pretty well. $15 at Walmart.
     
  10. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do I find one of these wonderful wells? :)
     

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