Apple Cider Vinegar

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MNFowl, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. MNFowl

    MNFowl Out Of The Brooder

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    So we are finally getting our three new chicks tomorrow! I heard that not only was Apple Cider Vinegar was good for chicks health in general, but also for preventing pasty butt. We have a one quart plastic waterer, and I want to know if should add the AVC and how much I should add.
     
  2. song of joy

    song of joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Use 1 tablespoon ACV per GALLON of water. I usually mix up a gallon and then add it to my plastic waterer as needed.

    Enjoy your new chicks!
     
  3. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    You can add also one clove of garlic in the water( after you punctured it with knife point) it is a good anti bacterial prevention. You also can add some hot chilly flakes (2 tablespoon for 1 kilo of feed) it is a good anti helmintic (worms) prevention. Good luck
     

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