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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bugkiller, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. bugkiller

    bugkiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do they insist on tryng to roost on the waterer. They keep knocking it over and making a big mess and leavin them with no water for the day
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    thats why I started hanging the water because not only were mine roosting in it... but they were pooping in it!
     
  3. bugkiller

    bugkiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am considering that but than i will have to figure out a differant way yo keep it from freezing. I had a warmer figured out for this way
     
  4. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a heating pad.. like the one you would use on a human.... well i wrap that around the body of the waterer (I have a plastic one) and its enough to keep it from freezing
     
  5. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Put a large funnel upside down on top of the waterer
     
  6. bugkiller

    bugkiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:great idea.
     
  7. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took cardboard and made a cone for the top. They try to roost but slide right off! wheeeeeeeeeee...........
     
  8. yellowirenut

    yellowirenut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put a section of this on my waterier.

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    Its used to keep birds off building ledges. I just curled it up and set it on top.
     
  9. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just cut the bottom of a 1 or half gallon jug and slide that on top . . .
     
  10. bugkiller

    bugkiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have thought about that. I am an exterminator so that stuff is easy to come by i just thought it could injure the bird if they rub agenst it.
     

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