Apple cider vinegar

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  1. nickkellya123

    nickkellya123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I keep seeing apple cider vinegar being mentioned as benefical to hens, could anyone tell me what its benefits are and how to administer it ,thanks
     
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  3. nickkellya123

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    many thanks
     
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    Thank you so much
     
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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Here is another link:
    http://msucares.com/poultry/diseases/solutions.html
    "ASTRINGENT SOLUTION
    This solution can be used to treat young birds that show non-typical disease symptoms of poor growth. The solution can also be given to birds suffering from respiratory diseases that produce a large amount of mucus exudate. This solution will help "cut through" the mucus and allow it to be expelled easier.
    Two quarts of apple cider vinegar diluted into 100 gallons of water
    (4 teaspoons/gallon)
    The tannin in the apple cider vinegar aide in removing any mucus or coating from the mouth, throat, or intestinal tract. Nutrients and drugs are more readily absorbed. Offer this solution as the only drinking water source for two to three day intervals."
     
  7. NycGrlTrNCuntry

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    I was having trouble with my chickens, they haven't layed any eggs in five days, I added some braggs organic apple cider vinegar, and within two days after I've been seeing some eggs in the coop, so I figured to add it every two weeks, don't want to get too use to it in there water.
     

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