Is there a good vitamin & mineral supplement I can give my hen that does not have sugar?
I have Poly-Visol children's liquid and Poultry Nutri-Drench liquid, but both list sugar as an ingredient.
I have powdered Vi-Tal for chickens, but I'm not sure how good that is? Or if I can figure how to give it to her in very concentrated doses (My other hen did not like the taste).
I have a Vitamins, Minerals & Electrolytes powder for chickens, also, but I'm thinking that electrolytes--by definition--include sugar??
The last of the 3 hens I've tried to save from what really appears to be an internal fungus problem (History posted on my thread at http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=253587) is nearing death's door. I **SO** want to save her.
It is my understanding that she desperately needs easily digested vitamins and minerals sent into her system, but a super-low-carb/low-sugar diet. Suggestions of best kinds?
Also, I read somewhere that electrolytes were important for her in her VERY immune-compromised and weakened state, but--again--don't those include sugar???
Thanks very much for any help!
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