Will my salty well water affect my chickens....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cwulf86, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. cwulf86

    cwulf86 Just Hatched

    Feb 28, 2017
    We just moved to our home in June, beautiful 20 acres but the downfall is the well water. We had it tested, it is safe to drink it is just incredibly salty, we talked about drilling a new well but just the area as a whole is salty. We have horses that don't mind it. I just bought baby chicks, will this affect them in any way?
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    We also have salty well water....We put in a water system for our house water....I raise Chickens and Ducks...The water does not effect the birds , horses or my Dogs....

    I think your will be the same....

  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

    Nov 7, 2012
    If it is safe for you, it should be safe for your birds. You might contact your County Agricultural Extension agent to validate.

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