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I saw this on youtube (heated water system) any one use something similar?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Xovan, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the link.

    I was thinking of doing this for my coop. Just wondering if it seem like it worth the time to incorporate into my coop.
     
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  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Hmmmm...interesting. Looks like a pretty good design as far as circulating and heating, I like the cup waterers better than the nipples tho. Left a Q asking what his climate is.
     
  3. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too.
     
  4. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    I like the idea, but do you just keep adding water to the cooler when it is needed" The water in the cooler did not look clear. What about changing the water and cleaning the cooler? I wish he had addressed that. I bookmarked the video for possible future use.
     
  5. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think cleaning would be simple enough. Everything is removable. Just siphon out the water in the cooler, scrub it out with a bleach solution and rinse. I might even add a drain at the end of the nipple run, that way you could cycle the whole thing with a bleach solution then drain it. Just a thought.
     
  6. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    A drain at the end of the nipple line would be a good idea because you would need to flush out and sanitize the entire system from time to time.
     

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