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post #1 of 14 Old 12-03-2008, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
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Frozen Troughs

Hey does anyone know a web site or something that has water heaters to put in the pasture troughs to keep them from freezing?

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post #2 of 14 Old 12-03-2008, 08:42 PM
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Horse Supplies & Horse Tack - Horse.com has some. All pretty cheap too
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post #3 of 14 Old 12-04-2008, 12:30 PM
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Is there not a local farm supplier where you are?
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post #4 of 14 Old 12-08-2008, 01:14 PM
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Tractor Supply Co usually has them. Tractor Supply Company - Home

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post #5 of 14 Old 12-08-2008, 03:11 PM
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depending on what part of the country you live in you should be able to walk in to any feed/farm supply store and find one there.

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post #6 of 14 Old 12-08-2008, 05:25 PM
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Our hardware store also carries them!
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post #7 of 14 Old 12-08-2008, 05:38 PM
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if there are any pet stores that carry pony supplies they might have water heaters also!
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post #8 of 14 Old 12-09-2008, 12:41 PM
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I like the sinking ones like this one They have a thermostat so they shut off when its above freezing and they sit on the bottom of the tank so I don't worry about little burnt horsey lips. I run the cord through a piece of PVC pipe and then down to the bottom of the tank.


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post #9 of 14 Old 12-13-2008, 06:36 AM
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Universal Tank Heater Allied Precision (Equine - Stable Equipment Supplies - Heated Waterers)

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post #10 of 14 Old 12-16-2008, 03:42 PM
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Stupid question????? They say they are good for plastic tubs, but is there a minimum size of plastic tub? Mine are about 25 gallons.

Sorry to butt in on the OP!!!!
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