Hello from Idaho

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cstep56, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. cstep56

    cstep56 Chirping

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    I am back with raising chickens. Raised them for years in So Cal 20 some years ago. We are building a nice insulated coop. Need advise on keeping water from freezing in winter. Looking forward to this forum. Thanks
     
  2. cajun1

    cajun1 In the Brooder

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    Welcome from the Twin Falls area ...
     
  3. ChickiesInUtah

    ChickiesInUtah Chirping

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    Hello & welcome from Utah! [​IMG]Where are you in Idaho? I was just in Twin Falls (hi cajun1!) this past weekend.

    We went to D & B supply on Saturday to look for waterers. We also will need a source of heat to prevent our water from freezing. We didn't see any water heaters in their chicken area so we're going to look around elsewhere for ideas. I know they make them, I just don't know what they look like or where to get one.

    If you find one you like send me a PM! I'll do the same.
     
  4. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Songster

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio!!! In the winter you can fill up the waters with warm water instead of cold so that it does not freeze so easy.
     
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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Warm water doesn't last long in our truly frigid winter climate. I have a metal platform water heater that is worth every cent I paid for it.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. I have three metal platform heaters and wouldn't do without them. :thumbsup
     
  10. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome

    You should put your waterer onto a heater. I've always heard that works well!
    Doen here it's more of a problem of trying to keep the water cool in summer. :lol:

    Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site. :D
     

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