keeping water from freezing

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickens12, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. chickens12

    chickens12 Chirping

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    what are some ways i could keep my water from freezing i have it up off the ground on a concrete block is there anything i could do from keeping it from freezing temps are starting to drop so i am wondering what to do that is cheap
     

  2. GatsbysGirl

    GatsbysGirl Chirping

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    I put warm water in my waterers in the morning and take the waterers into the garage at night after they roost. Once roosted they won't be needing them anyway and just bring them out in the morning when I feed. Works good so far.
     
  3. hen101

    hen101 Chirping

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    i either put hot water bottles in the troff or just but warm water in the troff and check ever hour to keep it from freezing
     
  4. canesisters

    canesisters Songster

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    [​IMG] watching to see what other folks say...

    With no direct power in my coop, none of the bucket heaters or heated water-ers are a good option for me (I'd have to run extension cords 200+') I'm thinking that for me it's going to be a couple of rubber bowls switched out daily for thawing.... and I'm not liking that much. [​IMG]
     

  5. chickens12

    chickens12 Chirping

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    yea i have access to power in my coop so ill be good im running a light in it right now
     
  6. ChickenWaterer

    ChickenWaterer In the Brooder

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    Hen101 could you provide more details on this. Thanks
     
  7. bluejeans

    bluejeans Songster 5 Years

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    with out electric

    make a inground
    duck or chicken manure heater
    to place water on

    with electric
    make a water tite lite bulb heater to place
    water,r on
     

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