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

    Aug 17, 2010
    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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