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Apple Cider Vinegar

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BarmyBantams, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. BarmyBantams

    BarmyBantams Hatching

    Mar 11, 2009
    Hi Guys,

    I've been doing some reading on and I saw some posts about the benefits of mixing some Apple Cider Vinegar into Chooks water, to help kill bacteria and such. Has anyone used it here? I'm unsure how much to put in my chickens water as I only have the 3 [​IMG]

    I got mine from here, and it arrived yesterday http://www.goldenglow.com.au/product.asp?pID=774&cID=71



  2. emilyweck

    emilyweck Songster

    Apr 9, 2009
    Eugene, Oregon
    I do ONE Tablespoon per gallon. A little more won't hurt them. Mine seem to like the flavor. If I forget, they notice. Good luck!
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Truth is, I just slosh a little in the waterer when I refill it. Probably about 1 tsp/gal. Helps to keep algae/slime under control. It is also supposed to be a probiotic, which I figure cannot ever hurt. I have read 1 tsp to 1 Tbsp per gallon. I add some of the organic stuff to the store bought stuff, and a mother forms in the store bought stuff.
  4. BarmyBantams

    BarmyBantams Hatching

    Mar 11, 2009
    Thanks guys [​IMG] So with my 3 I would probably do 1/4 of a cap in 500ml - 1L
  5. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Hey! What a great idea! I never thought of that... thanks guys [​IMG]

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