electrolytes for my chickies?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Eliz, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. Eliz

    Eliz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there something that I can make at home to help rehydrate my new chicks when they come in? Or is it something that needs to be purchased at the feed store? Thanks!
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    If they are shipped chicks ..alittle bit of sugar water for one day will help give them some energy...no longer as it gives a runny poo...

    Vits & Electrolytes powder can be purchased at feedstores..durvets is a good brand.....
     
  3. Eliz

    Eliz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    tuffoldhen your so wise! [​IMG] Thanks for the quick reply.

    I just got an email that my chicks shipped today.[​IMG]

    Can you tell me right off hand what the ratio sugar : water is. I seen it on here but can't remember where.

    Again thank you!
     

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