VIDEO Coop upgrade with summer and winter Waterer nipple systems.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by the43k, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. the43k

    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My latest upgrade. Far healthier and a lot less work.

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    Last edited: Oct 12, 2013
  2. the43k

    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW. the pvc pipe is 6" schedule 40, a little expensive, but I had it lying around the house from a previous job.
     
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    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pressure seems to work better closer to 8 PSI
     
  5. the43k

    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone think I'll have a problem with freezing at the ends of the 6" pipe?
     
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    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make sure you use a heavy duty extension cord too, a small cheap cord is a fire hazard.
     
  7. the43k

    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    $$$$
     
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    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the43k Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had several really cold days… working great.
     
  10. deerchooper

    deerchooper Out Of The Brooder

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    what kind of temp have you had?

    I want to get back to the watering nipples for the winter, these heated buckets are a pain to flip upright.

    what is the length on the bottom pipe?

    has the outside nipples froze yet?

    do you heat the inside of your coop?
     

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