...only you would understand, lol.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by akyramoto, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. akyramoto

    akyramoto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was so excited about this, & this is the appropriate place to share. I got one of those misting 'cobras' ( i think thats what they're called) and a water timer for my chickens. Should keep them a little more comfortable on those hot days. I have it set to mist for 5 minutes every hour...

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    .....and a pic of my americanas laying in nests right next to each other..

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    Last edited: Apr 30, 2007
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, those are going to be some happy chicks this summer! Congrats on your purchase. I still need to get water ran to the coop. It is a real bear carrying water out there...about 100 yrds away. hopeing the rain barrell fills up faster!! Maybe I need 2? LOL
     
  3. SunChick

    SunChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are you using for nest boxes? Those look kinda neat!
     
  4. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kewl Mister....how is that working for you??? Did you buy the timer separate???
     
  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Wow... great idea!

    Yes, please post the timer make / model you are using with this.
     
  6. nikkimay

    nikkimay Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a mister like that - but not a timer - I bet that would make it a lot more useful! I'll have to look into that!
     
  7. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes and was also wondering how the chickens react to the misting????
     
  8. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to get a few of thoses misters one the chickens and one for the dogs pen. More info PLEASE !!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Jenai

    Jenai Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd like to know about the nests also.
     
  10. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a timer for my drip irrigation system. It is here:

    http://www.mysimon.com/9015-10974_8-34228430.html


    And the cheapest place I found "cobra mister" (by googling) was here:

    http://www.poolandspa.com/catalog/product794466.cfm.

    My dogs were startled by the misting in the greenhouse but soon came to love it, and would frequently go over and stand in the face of the miser, the way they hang their head out the car window and face into the wind. I would expect the chickens would learn to do that, as well; they seem pretty quick to learn.
     

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