How do you stop your nipple waterers from freezing?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LizGled628, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. LizGled628

    LizGled628 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know it's a beautiful summer day, and no one wants to think about cold, New England winters, buuuutttt..... [​IMG]

    We are going to build a PVC pipe nipple watering system (we saw one here on BYC and now we can't get the idea out of our head!). We'll have a mounted water tank on the outside, and a PVC pipe running on the inside and into the run, with two nipples inside and three outside.

    I was just wondering how people keep them from freezing up in the winter (if they do). Or should I use a different watering system in the winter? Thanks for the help!
     
  2. SunnysideupstateNY

    SunnysideupstateNY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have access to electric theres the heater tape. Just wrap it around the pipes.
     

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