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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MEchickenfarmer33, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chicks are about to get here (thursday) and i was wondering if there is anything i can do to make sure none of them get sick???? any response helps
     
  2. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Medicated feed. Save a chick water supliment every day for the first week and then as you see fit but at least once a week after.
     
  3. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah ive bought medicated feed. any idea on where i could get the save a chick stuff [​IMG]
     
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    valleyvet.com

    Sav-A-Chick Electrolyte and Vitamin Supplement
    (Sav-A-Caf) Sav-A-Chick Electrolyte and Vitamin Supplement is concentrated for use in poultry drinking water. Helps poultry stay hydrated and healthy. Each 0.25 oz packet is mixed with one gallon of water to prepare electrolyte solution for 1 to 10 birds. Offer the mixed solution for 1 to 5 days during hot weather or stress. Make fresh solution daily.
     
  5. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there any way to home make this stuff. because my chicks are coming in in 3 days and the save a chick wouldn't be there by then [​IMG]
     
  6. Honeysucklefeathers

    Honeysucklefeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  7. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think with chicks the best way to keep them healthy is to keep them as clean as possible.
    I also use the med. feed.
     
  8. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for all the replys keep em coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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