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  1. #1
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    Jul. 13, 2006
    St. Louis

    Default Water Trough in Winter

    Okay, this may sound dumb, but how do you clean an aluminum water trough in winter? The trough is in the paddock, so I can't drain it as the water will freeze. But the trough is pretty nasty and needs a good scrubbing. Any suggestions?
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec. 2, 2004
    Eastern Ontario, Canada


    Let the horses drink it almost dry, then you won't have so much to drain or dump. Then scrub and refill as usual.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar. 3, 2007
    North-Central IL


    Yeah, I try to balance it with enough that it won't freeze too soon and little enough that he can drink it down in a couple days. Rubbermaid troughs are your friend in the winter...
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