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Heated Waterer?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Pokes79, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Pokes79

    Pokes79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This sucks! We are getting in the 20s now. Any suggestions on a heated waterer? I went to TSC and didn't see any. Any good ones online?
     
  2. gkeesling

    gkeesling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might check any of the chicken breeder sites like Ideal or McMurray, or others. They always have equipment like that they sell.
     
  3. Guthrie Chicks

    Guthrie Chicks New Egg

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    I have my waterer on a concrete block that has a light bulb inside it to keep the water from freezing...
     
  4. little brown hen

    little brown hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made a couple of cookie tin heaters that everyone has been talking about and they are working great! No more frozen water here.
     
  5. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    I just use a heated dog water dish.
     
  7. mdbokc

    mdbokc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heated dog water dish for below freezing here too. Available at the feed store.
     
  8. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

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    I put out the cookie tin heater this morning, plan to make more tonight.

    You can do a search to find this or the brick one
     
  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  10. bukbugack

    bukbugack Out Of The Brooder

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    I had originally gotten a heated fountain-type waterer, but it's a pain to fill. I just switched to a heated dog bowl. Much easier to change the water. Farm Innovators is the brand. The quality seems good.
     

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