help me choose!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Duck_feeder

    Duck_feeder Drowning in feathers!

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    galvanized steel is coated with zinc which is very toxic to birds. I doubt enough zinc would leech into the water to harm the ducks, but better safe than sorry...
     
  3. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so the plastic 30l then?
     
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Plastic is safer to use,not as toxic. Be VERY careful in freezing weather with plastic though, it can & will break or crack.
     
  5. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so plastic is the lesser of two evils [​IMG]
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Plastic.
     
  7. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I know this was from in Oct, but I found at our feed store bowls thay have a heating element in them and a thermostat which is for dogs but I've used for a few years that works great for ducks and now chickens ducks have to have enough water to wash out their bills.
     

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