feed/water containers. are they poisonus

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cluckin tractor, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. cluckin tractor

    cluckin tractor Chillin' With My Peeps

    a few of the flock raisers use chemical drums from sheep drenches and crop sprays

    feeders and waters are not cheap and cost a fortune to get a safe food dish chem free.

    they cut the drum open

    wash it out ten times
    let water sit in it for a whole week
    tip water out
    rinse and use again

    although this sounds pretty satisfing they are that prepeared to drink it thay washed it that many times.

    i use other containers that had no chem history

    is this a health risk worth sussing out and like tryes do they still old chem nasties
    info would be useful
     
  2. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if I'd use them. Depends on the chemical. But some plastics can almost absorb things. Filling them with water might be a risk.
     

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