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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chicky1016, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. chicky1016

    chicky1016 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2015
    South jersey USA
    So we had our first overnight freeze last night and I want to get a heated water container, one with the heater in it. This is probably a dumb question, but is it ok if it gets the cord wet when it rains? We will have it up off the ground, but it will still get wet. This is our first winter with chickens.
  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2015
    I do not know, I just heat my water up every morning for them in the microwave.
  3. BeachMomma

    BeachMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2015
    If it's an extension cord specifically designed for outside use then it's fine. Just do frequent checks on the entire cord to make sure there are no tears or other damage.

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