HELP!!! Elecytrolytes for ducks???

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

  1. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Chillin' With My Peeps

    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..

    Tes
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    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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