Heat tape on PVC nipple drinkers?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Saltcreek, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Saltcreek

    Saltcreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone tried to put heat tape on the hose and pipe of nipple drinkers with an imersion heater in the supply bucket? Would this work to prevent freezing so nipple drinkers could be used in freezing winter conditions? Just trying to outthink nature to avoid daily water hauling in the snow.
     
  2. VelvettFog

    VelvettFog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It better work, because that is my winter-time plan!
     

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