The heated dog bowl

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kuntrychick, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought a heated dog bowl yesterday from TSC in preparation for the cold weather.

    I haven't decided if I'm just gonna fill it with water or what.

    I read something about filling it with sand & setting waterer on top of that?
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I just use small, one gallon plastic buckets, the kind ice cream comes in. I have a half dozen. That way, I can clean and re-fill inside, where it is warm. Take out a nice, clean, full bucket and swap it out. Done. If any straw or chips get in the dish, swish out with my gloved hand, and done. Easy.

    In reality, I am merely using the warming dish as.... a.... uh..... warming dish. [​IMG]
     
  3. loot4louie

    loot4louie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love my heated dog bowl! I have a small flock and I carry a pitcher of water to it every day in winter, cleans super easy and the chickens love it!!
     
  4. Kijahni

    Kijahni New Egg

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    How large is your flock and bowl? I'm thinking of doing the same thing.
     

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