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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by webdawg, May 13, 2007.

  1. webdawg

    webdawg Out Of The Brooder

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    45 Gal Water Tank [​IMG] to feed into this water bowl [​IMG] and this 50lb feeder. [​IMG] Now I won't have to worry if we go away for a weekend. [​IMG]
     
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    You'll need that huge water tank living in Kingman! My brother in law just sold his house out there. It's hotter than blazes (as if you didn't know, lol)!
     
  3. webdawg

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    I'm about 20 miles East of Kingman and another 2000 ft in elevation. Not too bad here.

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  4. K8tieCat

    K8tieCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey WebDawg, I have the same setup and purchased an 11 gallon tank from the same place. Love that drip system refill. I can stay gone a week if I needed to. It's set up inside a "water closet" with a lid on the tank and a door on the closet to keep out stuff and junk and things. My feeder, tho, is only 22 lbs.... but then again, I only have 12 gorgeous birds! Love the water and feeding system. I can spend more time playing with them this way.

    Have to say that I built a nice suspended root area for the ladies and they used it until one of them figured out how to get on top of the water closet. Now all of them are at the top of the shed near the 9' ceiling on top of the 24"x30" water closet. Go figure. They are only three months old....maybe when they get full grown they won't want to be that close to each other to sleep. I'm hoping.
     
  5. webdawg

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    Thanks K8tieCat. I'm glad they work good as I hate asking neighbors to take care of them when we are away. We live on 22 acres and my closest neighbor is over mile away.
     
  6. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Great idea, thanks. I also have been asking Neighbors to feed and water while I am away. I have very spoiled girls who think when the door opens its time to come out and play. Not always good if I am not home. I will be gettting larger feeders and waterers. The neighbors do like the eggs that they get while I am away.
     
  7. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Can that water bowl be hooked up to a garden hose? I like the idea but don't have the place to put a big water tank. But I do have faucet next to the run.
     
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  8. webdawg

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    It sure can Poison Ivy.
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