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Heated waterer for Canada (and my daily -20 celcius)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Felony, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. Felony

    Felony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would the heated dog bowl be ok for the peak of winter when it's -20 celcius everyday for 1-2 months....or should I get something else? After much tought I want a prefab one because I don't want to worry about it and it's safety...to me it's a good investment, but it has to work for our temperatures!! any thoughts?
     
  2. BarnGoddess01

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    I have a heated stand that the waterer sits on for the winter. Has worked VERY well for a couple of years now.
     
  3. Felony

    Felony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that you bought or made yourself?
     
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  5. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL, I could see my chickens warming their feet in it [​IMG]
     
  6. Felony

    Felony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is it the ones that are made of metal?

    EDIT: duh I didnt see the link [​IMG]
     
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    Quote:Is it the ones that are made of metal?

    Yes, that's the one. Works VERY well and has lasted.
     
  8. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dog dishes worked for me down to about -25C. After that, they still worked, but a thin layer of ice formed, but nothing a little poke couldn't take care of during chores.
     
  9. Felony

    Felony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is it the ones that are made of metal?

    Yes, that's the one. Works VERY well and has lasted.

    I saw it online at ''ranch cunicole'' wich is the closest to me...I'll call them for a price...I guess I'll need to buy a waterer that's ok with it too, mine is plastic....or else I have one of those black rubbery open bowl...wonder if that would be ok...
     
  10. Felony

    Felony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fred's Hens :

    Dog dishes worked for me down to about -25C. After that, they still worked, but a thin layer of ice formed, but nothing a little poke couldn't take care of during chores.

    ok good to know, that would just be easier for me since there's a store that sells them near me, 45$ canadian, the big blue one.

    At night it gets sometimes colder but I wont leave it on anyways, waste of electricity....​
     

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