Will ACV react with brass parts in an automatic waterer?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MaiseyMay, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. MaiseyMay

    MaiseyMay Out Of The Brooder

    We installed an automatic waterer that has brass parts that contact the water. I had planned to put a small splash of ACV in the waterer each day for my chickens but I wanted to find out first if it would react with the brass. I haven't been able to find anything on it. I don't want to harm the birds or mess up the waterer. Anybody know?
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
    Huh, I never thought about that. But I think you're right, apple cider vinegar would most likely react to brass.

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