Apple Cider Vinegar

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Bird Lady, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. Bird Lady

    Bird Lady Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been reading about adding apple cider vinegar to drinking water. My question is using in in a metal (galvanized) water safe? I know that acids in some metals are not healthy. Looking forward to hearing from more experienced chicken lovers :)
     
  2. The Yakima Kid

    The Yakima Kid Cirque des Poulets

    No, it is not safe. The vinegar will leach the zinc from the galvanized metal. The waterer will rust, and the chickens may be poisoned by the excess zinc.
     

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