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BLUE_EGG_GIRL found Homade Heaters and Feeders

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01 Start off with a tin can (this one is around 4 inches tall). You can pick these up at dollar stores or save them when you get chocolates and cookies :).
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01 Start off with a tin can (this on…
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02  I bought a porcelain light socket with end fittings and use plugs that had been collected off appliances that no longer worked. For added safety you can also buy outdoor electric cordes.
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02 I bought a porcelain light socke…
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03  A hole is drilled through the tin can where a threaded light fixture nipple is passed.
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03 A hole is drilled through the ti…
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04  I then placed double sided carpet tape along the inside wall of the can.
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04 I then placed double sided carpe…
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05  Last step! Add fire retarded insulation and test for a few hours in a safe place before installing in coop.  (more inside)
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05 Last step! Add fire retarded ins…
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06  Here is the waterer installed in the coop. It has been there for two weeks an has been on non-stop. (more inside)
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06 Here is the waterer installed in…
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07  Here is another close up of where the cord passes into the tin. There's next to no chance for sawdust or other bedding to get into the tin.
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07 Here is another close up of wher…
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Home Made Feeders 01   These are dead easy to make and very cheap. Take a plastic bucket, cut 3-4 square holes about 1inch long and high near the bottom of the bucket.
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Home Made Feeders 01 These are dea…
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Home Made Feeders 02  Next get a shallow dish of some sort,  the bantams use large water catcher that you can buy for plant pots, for standards use a large rubber pan, (more inside)
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Home Made Feeders 02 Next get a sha…
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