Electrolytes and Vitamins Dosages and When ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mynewbabies, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. mynewbabies

    mynewbabies Chirping

    Mar 20, 2013
    Harrington, Delaware
    How often do you give your flock this , how early can they start drinking it? Is it ok to give to baby mallard ducklings also and how long for them. ?
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    The dosage varies depending on the product, but it is difficult to overdose as long as the birds are provided with enough water (in the case of an overdose, they'll simply drink more and flush the extra out of their system). I don't have experience with ducks, but I'm pretty sure that its fine to give ducklings the same vitamins/electrolytes as you would chicks. I would recommend giving your ducklings vitamins/electrolytes in their water for a week or two, and then stop if you want.

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