Frozen water

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gjoyner, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. gjoyner

    gjoyner Songster

    hey guys.
    this is my first winter and I have a small flock in the back yard. 3 in a smaller coop (big enough for 4) that is off the ground and then they have a run.

    I was wondering if people could give me a few cheap tips on keeping them warm, water freezing etc.

  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Last two years I used a heated base for a metal waterer, and the horse and goat get one of those floating de-icers.

    I'm going to have to break ice up three times or so today - I haven't put out the de-icer yet, and I was planning on buying a new plastic heated font for the chickens.

    This storm with snow and ice kinda took me by surprise. [​IMG]

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