Apple cider vinegar

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jeri40, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. jeri40

    jeri40 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2011
    I have read that apple cider vinegar is good for chickens. Can I use regular apple cider vinegar or do I need to get vinegar that has the mother's bloom in it? How much do you put in their water? Thanks for any information.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    When I use it, I put about a tablespoon in a gallon of water.
    Regular apple cider vinegar has no health benefits. It works as a cleaner and acidifier but that's about it.
    ACV with the mother is alive with enzymes. Those have been killed in pasteurized ACV.
    It doesn't have to be organic but it does have to be raw.
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Last edited: Mar 6, 2014

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