Winter watering ...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by zekii, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. zekii

    zekii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need to devise a way to keep some of my waterers from freezing, otherwise I can buy a heated waterer ... but since there are such ingenious
    folks here show me you setup for winter waterers !!!

    Thanks ... the ZeK [​IMG]
     
  2. bustermommy

    bustermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't done it yet, but so far, I really like the submersible aquarium heater in the chicken nipple water bucket. There's also the pond heater/trough heater but that's a lot bigger thing so it would depend on what your waterer is like.
     
  3. maizy'smom

    maizy'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do your chickens free range any?
     
  5. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    maizy'smom :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDF0vsLFa5c&feature=player_embedded

    I
    just posted this reply yesterday (?) to the post "SO I know many don't....."This is what I'm planning on using in my small, four chicken coop. Maybe it will do the trick for you.....?

    mm

    That's the same as I was going to suggest. A lamp inside a cinder block.​
     
  6. zekii

    zekii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Using the cement block with the terracota plant dish seems like a good idea, I'll probably give that
    a try. Thanks for the idea !!!
     
  7. wyododge

    wyododge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Five gallon bucket with poultry nipples and a bird bath de-icer. Works to -30...
     

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