Watering Solutions in the Winter

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bobafett, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. Bobafett

    Bobafett Out Of The Brooder

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    I know there are searches but really I just want to see a collection of some various options for the winter months here.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    There isn't much but some sort of heated waterer, such as a heated dog waterer or the homemade cookie tin waterer, and simply carrying fresh water. Lots of folks like those wide black livestock watering pans as sold in TSC's because they stay flexible when frozen and are relatively easy to knock ice out of.

    We're lucky here. Most years, all they need is some tap water added to the tray part of an ordinary plastic waterer a few mornings a year. By mid morning, any ice has thawed.
     
  3. Bobafett

    Bobafett Out Of The Brooder

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    Alright...I have seen/heard of several different methods so far. For the most part I can expect ice everynight and in those colder weeks where it doesn't even like to climb past 30 I will definitely need something.
     

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