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electrolytes in water

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kyrose, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    Melbourne,Ky.
    i have 2 d'uccles a week and a half old.they are very small for their age and one looked like its leg was a bit deformed so i started putting electrolytes with vitamins in their water.they are still small but very active and eat and drink well.the ones leg even looks better.will it hurt them if i continue to put the electrolytes in their water or should i stop?
    thanks...
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Make sure to use only the amount the directions indicate and you can give it to them forever.

    I only use it for the first week or so with my chicks, but if I had birds that weren't doing well I'd keep right on with it until they were better or it became plain it wasn't helping them any.

    .....Alan.
     

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