Water location?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chick N Boo, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Chick N Boo

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    Hello - we've heard a few different things about where to put the water. We have a medium sized coop with 5 chickens (1 roo and 5 hens). Should the water go inside or outside the coop? (Heated waterer)
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    It really is a matter of personal preference. Having the water in the coop *can* add to the humidity in the coop which *can* contribute to the risk of frost bite in winter. That being said, plenty of folks do keep water in the coop. It's a matter of determining what is most practical for you, your coop and your flock.
     

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