grannys gone and done it

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  1. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    Thats all I know what they are supposed to be used for. LOL
     
  2. Dannachic

    Dannachic Overrun With Chickens

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    lol me too
     
  3. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    I had to buy a new water today. 3 1/2 gallon, $20. the heated one like I had was $44. the base of that one was no where to be found. I will put a cookie tin under it .
     
  4. Dannachic

    Dannachic Overrun With Chickens

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    i use a cookie tin too in the winter works great.
     
  5. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    pretty sure I will be filling that up every or every other day. in the summer they go through 3 gal. in the big coop. I need something better. 2 of them maybe ? Wonder if I can make a base.
     
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    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    40 watt ? thats what i used but in the dead of winter last yr. I had some ice. not enough to stop its flow .
     
  7. Dannachic

    Dannachic Overrun With Chickens

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    you should be able too..mine go thru only a gallon of water but you have a lot more chickens than i do
     
  8. Dannachic

    Dannachic Overrun With Chickens

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    yes a 40 watt, mine never froze.sure helps i don't have to carry water all day
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    So jealous of those with power to the coop, lol. Our coop is far enough away that extension cords aren't really an option. We ran them one summer to power cameras when we were expecting a foal, but it was only for about a month and during good, dry weather so I could go a straight route and that meant only having to use two cords -- for longer use and in foul weather I'd want/need to use the fence line to keep the cords up off the ground and out of the way so that would require at least three cords (300 feet) and I'm not completely sold on that being such a good idea. Am toying with the idea of contacting the co-op about having a line and second meter run, have heard it may be possible to get it done at little to no cost but haven't spoken to someone actually AT the co-op to know that for a fact.
     
  10. Dannachic

    Dannachic Overrun With Chickens

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    i have to go dh wants me to watch a movie with him.good night..
     
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