Very hard mineral rich well water ok for chicks?? Need a quick answer thanks!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sarahal88, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. Sarahal88

    Sarahal88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting ready or my chicks which are hopefully coming to the PO any minute now and (EDIT - JUST got the call!)

    Will my well water hurt them?

    Lots of iron, etc.

    THanks!
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    if *YOU* can drink your well water without any problems, then it is fine for the ducks. [​IMG]

    good luck!
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Not a problem. My well water is hard, high in Manganese, and I don't remember what else. But, while it doesn't taste so good, it's ok to drink, and I prefer the flavor of my well water to chlorinated city water!
     
  4. kyexotics

    kyexotics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our water is HARD, worse on hot but I'm sure it's on the cold as well...We haven't had any problems....
     

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