Sav-a-Chick Electrolytes

Average User Rating:
4/5,

Recent User Reviews

  1. HoneysuckleHomestead
    4/5,
    "Chicken Gatorade"
    Pros - Easy to find, Affordable, Chicks loved it
    Cons - Comes in 3 packs, 1 gallon a day may be too much
    I bought a 3 pack for my day old chicks' delivery date, so they could have a little boost of extra hydration from the long trip.

    1 pack makes 1 gallon of solution, and the packet says to mix fresh solution daily. That is WAYYY more than my chicks could drink in a day, and even after letting them continue to drink through the gallon for several days, I still ended up pouring some down the drain.

    However, it is convenient having pre-measured packs, and the chicks seemed to love it. It definitely gave them a little boost of energy. I also give them some on extra hot days and it seems to work great to keep them hydrated. I started calling it 'chicken gatorade' because the solution mixes orange, and it looks just like orange gatorade. Might want to label the pitcher... just in case. :p
  2. Wyandottes7
    4/5,
    "Helpful electrolytes to have around"
    Pros - Easy to use, easy to find at feed stores, livestock supply stores, etc., does a good job with chicks and adult birds.
    Cons - None that I can think of now
    I use these electrolytes for all of my newly hatched baby chicks. They get this electrolyte water (sometimes mixed with Sav-a-Chick probiotics as well) for at least the first week. I use them to make sure taht the chicks don't get dehydrated and to give them an extra boost in case they are weak.

    Whenever I have sick chickens, I give them some of this as well to help with stress. I'm not sure how much it helps, but it definitely doesn't harm them.
    Overall:
    4.5
    thesanguinesaint likes this.
  3. winteree
    4/5,
    "They don't call it save a chick for nothing."
    Pros - has all of the vitamins that causes illnesses from common deficiencys, pre-measured per gallon wateriers, cheap if bought in person
    Cons - hard to find, only comes in packs of 3,, expencive if bought online
    This electrolyte formula helped me bring a rooster back from the brink. I like the fact that this formula is good for ducklings, chicks and poults this is also pre-measured for gallon waterier which i have. I bought this for $4 the electrolytes themselves where only .25 cents but shipping was $3.99. I would have bought more but then i would have had to pay $3.99 for each packet of 3. My only complaint is that my feed store doesn't have it.
    Overall:
    4
    Purchase Price:
    4.00
    Purchase Date:
    2014-05-29
    thesanguinesaint likes this.

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  1. RareDuck
    I got mine for about $2. at Southern States.
  2. winteree
    my bad just saw it.
  3. RareDuck
    It does have niacin. Look at the ingredients list.

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