Apple Cider Vinegar?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gabby3535, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Who adds apple cider vinegar to their water?
    How much, and why?
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I do. I use the regular ACV. It helps keep the slime down in the water, and keeps the bacteria down.
     
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
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    I do. No algae in waterer. Helps keep the girls healthy. 1 tablespoon per gallon..........
     
  4. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    I do to.
    i add 2 tablespoons for every gallon.

    there is a web site that has all the good stuff that the ACV is good for.

    sorry dont remember what it is.
     
  5. tankernav1

    tankernav1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you start them early/young on it so they get used to the taste?
     
  6. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

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    Good question-can you start them at only days old? I've just learned about this, and am intrigued....[​IMG]
     
  7. whatthecluck

    whatthecluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be watching this...very interesting...if you have links do share for us. Thanks!
     
  8. Rufflemyfeathers

    Rufflemyfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Organic ACV from health food store myself I started my young not much in the babies but a tiny bit and in the big ones about 2 Tablespoons per gallon I use every time change the water and I use one of those scotch handle scrubbers and I put dish soap and bleach in the handle and each time I change the water I scrube the water good and rinse good. they are happy spoiled chickens.
     
  9. desertgirl

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    So what is a tiny bit in the babies'?My waterer is about a quart...
     
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin

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