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Inside vs. Outside

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by new2chickens2011, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For those of you who have a coop with attached run, do you put your feeders and waterers inside the actual coop/house or out in the run? Just curious, as my waterers seem to get dirty and in the way of the dust baths the girls like to take [​IMG]
     
  2. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the warmer months I feed inside with a homemade hopper that holds 50# of feed and water out, but once freezing temps hit the water has to be moved in.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I have a open faced coop but I keep the food underneath the roof. I use the water nipples! The waterers NEVER get dirty!! LOVE them!!

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  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    I keep the food in the coop, so it won't attract wild birds or animals.

    In the winter I have heated water in the coop, which has electricity. In warm weather, I have water in the coop, the run and there's water in a couple of spots on the property. The chickens can range over 5 acres and I like to make it easy for them to get water when it's really hot.
     

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