Luckily in Kentucky, we don’t have harsh winters, but we still have to deal with ice whether around our homes or in the barn.
I have written before about the necessity of water for livestock and how important it is to have fresh, clean water at all times.
Also, winter feed such as hays and grains are low in moisture, so the animals’ water needs can be increased during cold weather.
If ice is present, your animals could become severely dehydrated. Below are a few options for keeping fresh water to your animals.