1. wilhiteranch

    wilhiteranch Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you think misters for chickens are bad? Im leaving for 3 days and im worried they will get to hot. When Im home I take precautions by keeping them cool with fresh ice water, fans, dunking feet..ETC but the babysitter wont cater to them like I do. [​IMG]
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    I have misters on my rabbits and chickens..
    you may want to get a timer for yours if no one will be there to turn them off at night
     
  3. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are currently building a walk in run and I think misters are a big plus! Our chickens get hot here in CA and even though they have shade and I give them ice water it's still hot.
     
  4. swmalone

    swmalone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to use a mister that is on a hose nozzle but I think that the mist droplets might still be too big. The chickens run from it even when it is hot. They do really enjoy the cool ground after I shut the mister off though.
     
  5. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I bought one a The Depot for $10. and my chickens love it... one of them likes it too much. She stays it as long as I leave it on. I worry about her sometimes [​IMG]
     
  6. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea where you can buy a mister?
     
  7. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I got mine at Home Depot. You can get them online too... Amazon.com is a great place to start.
     
  8. Momaha

    Momaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I bought mine at Lowe's because Home Depot was out.
     
  9. dbounds10

    dbounds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got mine at lowes and the girls love it, they sit under it in the hottest part of the day. It also keeps the sand cool and damp. They dig holes in the damp sand and lay in it. It is just a thin hose with mist heads on it that attaches to a regular hose. We also have a water timer.

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  10. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the mister! No more panting chickens!
     

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