electrolyte and vitamins after shiping

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by realsis, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Hi all! I was wondering if it would be safe to give my chicks a mix of electrolyte and vitmins in their water when they arrive from shipping? My chicks will be aprox 2 months old upon their arrival. I saw the packet online in chicken supply and thought it might be a good idea what do you think? Is it safe? Will it help then? I would love your opnion on this. Thanks so much!
     
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    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is not just ok, I highly recommend it! It will help hydrate and balance their their little systems. I received chicks that had been shipped twice and I started them on vitamin water immediately.
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    oh thank you so much!! i was so worried about that but my instinct told me to buy the powder. Im so glad i did now!!! thank you for your help!!! I figured it would be much better than "sugar water" as some say to give.If you have any more advice, I would love to here it! by the way, my chicks will be two months old at time of arrival. :) .
     

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