HELP!!! Elecytrolytes for ducks???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by WindyOaksYokes, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Songster

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Okay I am in need of help. I have put the ice in the waterers for the chickens, and gave them some watermelon (going to give a little more later when it really heats up (100 here today). I have some Elecytrolytes for my chickens... MY PROBLEM... the ducks and chickens and turkeys all drink out of the same waterers (i have 3 of them). I know there are certain things ducks can not have like different types of meds that we give to the chickens... Is elecytrolytes okay for the ducks or not... I will wait to put it in till I hear something... I dont want to harm any of them. By the way... ducks are 17 weeks

    Thanks in advance..

  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    You can mix up some for the ducks and put it in a bucket.
    Chickens are less likely to drink from a bucket and the ducks will.
    They will also play in the bucket, so you might want to spray their faces with water a few times a day to make sure they don't get sticky from the electrolytes.

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