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What do you put in your water

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by funonahonda, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. funonahonda

    funonahonda Songster

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    I put APPLE CIDER VINEGAR in mine, Just wondering what others put in theres? Thanks
     
  2. lalaland

    lalaland Crowing

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    apple cider vinegar if not in galvinzed container.

    sometimes garlic for immune support!
     
  3. erthymom2

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    just for the first week I put in pedi-la-ite, and if i have a sick chick or hen in the M.A.S.H. coop (what we call the chicken hospital) i add some then as well.
     
  4. notsooldmcdonald

    notsooldmcdonald Songster

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    I used to put ACV in my water every time I filled the waterer. However, I read several comments about people being "wary" of ACV. Unfortunately, I haven't seen any reasons why.

    Anyone know?

    -Christian
     
  5. ddeans

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    Quote:Will the apple cider vinegar eat away the galvanized waterer?
     
  6. Sissy

    Sissy Songster

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    I have used a teaspoon of ACV in a gal. of water for my ladies since they hatched and have no problems ,but I do use
    a large plastic waterer.
     
  7. GertieBird

    GertieBird In the Brooder

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    Quote:Yes, the acid in the vinegar reacts with the metal. [​IMG]
     
  8. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Red Cell, Apple Cider Vineger (with Mother), garlic, vitamin & electrolyte mix - but never all at the same time! [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Oh and I use plastic waterers.
     
  9. WGB

    WGB In the Brooder

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    In my water ? SCOTCH! [​IMG]
     
  10. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Songster

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    apple cider vinegar??? what does that do?
     

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