galvanized water font rusting

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by brixshadowpeanut, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. brixshadowpeanut

    brixshadowpeanut New Egg

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    We purchased a nice (and expensive) galvanized water font just a couple of months ago and now it is rusting out inside. The water contains rust. I scrubbed it thoroughly so the water is currently clean, but it keeps on rusting. Has anyone else had this problem? We were adding vinegar to the water and I wonder if that's what did it? Also, I imagine the rusty water isn't good for my girls?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Vinegar would certainly rust out a metal water can in no time. Sorry about that.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Mine has rust to and I've never added vinegar. [​IMG] I no longer use it but it is a bit aggrivating!!
     

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