Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MNFowl, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. MNFowl

    MNFowl In the Brooder

    Oct 29, 2014
    So in March we are ordering three baby chicks from our local hardware store. They will be shipped from Iowa, so it will be about an eight hour ride I am guessing. The chick hatchery suggests electrolytes in their water, do I researched to see what other people thought, and I have seen people say you need to put electrolytes in and other people say it is waste. What are the pros and cons of electrolytes?
  2. Dry Creek Ranch

    Dry Creek Ranch In the Brooder

    Nov 20, 2014
    Missouri USA
    Electrolytes are cheap and they can only help the chicks if you mix them correctly with water. Better safe than sorry.

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