How to Keep Your Water from Freezing in the Winter? Set your waterer in the sun in the winter and add a few ping pong balls. Ping pong balls floated on the surface of a water tub will create just enough movement to prevent the tub from freezing.
This is how I keep my water from freezing in the winter. Only I use cinder block. Cinder block heater & water warmer - light bulb inside cinder bock covered with a stepping stone & water container set on top won't freeze.very clever idea!
A really neat idea for keeping your smaller livestock and larger pets water from freezing this winter! Susan's husband built the trough pictured above for their goat. But it would work for big dogs, smaller horses, etc.