Cleaning food & water dishes

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ashleyrae211, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. ashleyrae211

    ashleyrae211 Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you clean your feed and water dishes, and how often?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Waterers get the algae scrubbed off and refilled daily. I use a little bleach on the scrubber for stubborn spots. I'm not as fussy about the feeders since they never get wet. I do soak them in a bleach water solution for at least 15 minutes when they start looking grungy, then scrub out any solids. Mine are all plastic.
     
  3. amberflea

    amberflea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I squirt them daily with brown vinegar I have in a squirt bottle down by the coop, then I also squirt vinegar in the fresh water to add a bit of vinegar which aids in digestion...
     

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