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Water quality

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jatsma, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. jatsma

    jatsma Out Of The Brooder

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    Are chickens picky with water? We have VERY hard water where we live and its sandy, with dirt and lots of iron - will they drink it or do we have to buy clean water?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    They will be fine

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  3. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think you will find given the choice most chicken would drink out of a mud puddle and be perfectly content...

    Hard water is fine, but if you use nipples you very well might have issues with the sand and floaters, a sediment filter would be beneficial in this case...
     
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