ACV?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chicknmania, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Someone told me that ACV (organic apple cider vinegar) is toxic to ducks. Is this true?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Not to the best of my knowledge. I've given it to my waterfowl before.
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    nope, we use it in our waterers and in our fermented feed buckets too
     
  4. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good, thank you! :)
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Just thought of something. If you put ACV, or anything acidic, in a galvanized metal container, there is an increased risk of some metal dissolving into the water.

    And that would be toxic.
     
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    yep, no metal used in, around or with vinegar
     
  7. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    OK. We wont.
     
  8. zooweemama

    zooweemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    We also use ACV in all the birds waters (waterfowl and chicken). We do use plastic tubs though. Love the stuff!
     
  9. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    yes, ours like it too and we like to give it occasionally, it's supposed to be a natural antibiotic amd/ or health tonic.
     
  10. rmasimpson

    rmasimpson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you thing AVC would make plastic dissolve too? I know there has been more info around lately about plastic not being good for people. I just got the metal water and feed containers. I wonder if just putting it in a ceramic or glass container would be better? Thanks for any wisdom on this. [​IMG]
     

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