that is terriable.i also use a heated pet bowl.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bucky52, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got mine from amazon last year.And I have my setting on a large cement stepping stone inside the run.It did not freeze on our 5 degree nights.I stuck my finger in it and the water was cold.I wonder if it was one of those home made jobs.
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As I understand it, the purpose of a heated water bowl is to keep the water from freezing, not to make it warm.

    Chris
     
  3. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was testing it to see how warm it got.being it caught a coop on fire.
     
  4. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your heated waterer caught your coop on fire?!
     
  5. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no Not mine.It was posted here earlier this week.that someone lost their chickens to a shed fire.and they were using a heated water bowl.
     
  6. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    If it's the one i am thinking of it did not state what it was a warmer plate or similar term was used, which is incredibly vague. I use heated bowls and buckets here, they are thermostatically controlled, they do not get hot, the water is not warm, heck if it gets super cold they will freeze lol
     
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