Water & Feed Storage/Container Resources?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bowhunter40, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. bowhunter40

    bowhunter40 In the Brooder

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    Hi,

    I've been looking for human grade water storage containers, such as 55 Gal drumms. Where do you folks find yours?
    Thanks!
     
  2. nelgkel

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  3. lotzahenz

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    I found mine at a Plant that makes Apple Juice. They are blue and white. Lots of folk recycle them, so should be easy to find.
     
  4. bowhunter40

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    Quote:Thanks for the information!
     
  5. bowhunter40

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    Quote:Thanks!

    Did you by chance notice on the barrel if there is some sort of number, and what it is?

    ( Like reusable plastic water bottles have a number on the bottom. )

    In looking for such a barrel online, I learned there is apparently a huge difference between "human grade water" 55 gal storage and all others, due to the materials used to make the barrel and leaching issues.

    Thanks!
     

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