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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by christy1027, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. christy1027

    christy1027 New Egg

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    I have been reading forums on this site for quite a while, but I finally registered today!

    I currently have 34 chickens and a turkey. I also have a Labrador retriever that loves eating chicken food and poop, and the birds are not phased by her in their coop at all!

    I live in the NW corner of NM... It gets pretty cold here in the winter. Last winter I used a heated dog bowl for 12 birds... this year I am looking into trying something different that will work for a lot more birds!

    Love having my birds!!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, Christy, and :welcome. Happy you joined our community! Yes, keepingthe water thawed is always a concern. Sounds like you are really enjoying your flock! Best wishes and enjoy BYC! :)
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    P.S. After I sent the previous reply I typed in "winter watering" and then "winter water" into the BYC search box. Lots of threads and some really clever methods were discussed. Might give it a try. There is a wealth of collective ingenuity on BYC on a multitude of topics! Best wishes!
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Gets cold here in Utah too..I also use a heated bowl for my chickens. I just buy the heated ones for the chickens. There really are a lot of pretty cool different ways that folks have come up with to keep the water from freezing..go type in the search bar as suggested by redsoxs and Cuz...
     
  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at the Backyard chickens flock
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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