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Home  >  Livestock & Pasture  >   Freeze Protection for Livestock Watering Systems (Summary)

Freeze Protection for Livestock Watering Systems



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By Mike Morris and Vicki Lynn and Lee Rinehart

Published 2002

Updated 2010



4 pages

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Using a livestock watering system in the winter is problematic but possible. Freezing temperatures pose two main challenges: winterizing a summer use-only system and freeze-proofing a system intended for winter use. This publication offers several suggestions for keeping water open in winter.

Table of Contents

Winterizing a summer use-only system
Winter use of a livestock water system
Suggestions for keeping water open
Further resources

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