Has anyone given a chicken Coconut Water instead of Electrolyters?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kimmy, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Kimmy

    Kimmy Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2009
    NW Oregon
    I'm treating my hen with a mite investation with DE soil & bathing her. Since mites can cause health issues, I think that it's drained her of energy as mites feed on her blood. She's lost weight and seems weak.
    My question is: Has anyone given they're chicken (s) coconut water as an electrolyte? I personally drink coconut water due to the nutrients it possesses. Per my google search people have also given coco-water to they're puppy/dog, I couldn't find anything for a chicken.

    Thank you for your help!
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2012
  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Sounds like a great idea! You could even add an electrolyte powder to it for extra umphh. Coconut anything is wonderful!
  3. tortega18

    tortega18 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2016
    Today I wanted to make for my girls scrambled eggs with plain yogurt and add some coconut water for a mush type thing. You think that's ok the combo like that ?

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