Rust??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by P0U1TRYP3RS0N, Apr 13, 2008.

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  1. P0U1TRYP3RS0N

    P0U1TRYP3RS0N Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I brood my chicks in metal horse troughs, and today while hosing one out and preparing it for use this spring, I noticed a red, crusty film covering the bottom of the tub....Rust. So my question is can rust hurt chickens? If they scratch it up or cut themselves and step on it? I know we get tetanis (spelling??) shots if we get an open cut and then come into contact with rust, but what about chickens?? I really don't wanna have to throw this trough out, but I don't want my chicks getting sick and dying, either
     
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    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    PLEASE DO NOT duplicate threads in more than one section, k?

    Thanks,

    Pat
     
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    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Duplicate thread

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=45679

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