5 gallon bucket water with nipples

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Janie hall, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Janie hall

    Janie hall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me how u keep ur chicken water from turning green in the bucket? I pour it out every 2 days because its so green
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    When the water has red or green stuff in it, it is called algae. Algae grows when there is sunlight. To fix it, you can either just scrape it off daily or remove it from direct sunlight. You can also add some vinegar to the water to make it slightly acidic so the algae won't grow (you can only add a little at a time or the chickens won't drink it).
     
  3. Janie hall

    Janie hall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks for ur reply
     

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