has anybody used mug warmer for waterer in winter?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by whatsup chickenbutt, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. whatsup chickenbutt

    whatsup chickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought i understood somebody to say that they used a mug warmer to keep their waterer from freezing in the winter. Anyone? and how?
     
  2. antlers

    antlers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my guess is that would be too hot.
     
  3. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    I use a hard plastic heated dog bed. It's supposed to have a fleece cover over it, but I removed the fleece cover and set the metal waterer directly onto it. (it is waterproof and has a heavy wire wrapped cord to prevent chewing). it does not overheat the water; the water stays thawed but does not get warm. It worked out perfectly all winter.
     
  4. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooohhh, where did you get that? [​IMG]
     
  5. bearcat73

    bearcat73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last edited: Sep 25, 2008
  6. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    needmorechickens! :

    ooohhh, where did you get that? [​IMG]

    I bought one on ebay and bought another at PetsMart.​
     

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