How long should I keep on electrolyte solution/water?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eggcited2, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. eggcited2

    eggcited2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks (hatchery chicks) arrived last Thursday, June 2 (they were shipped Tuesday, May 31). I put them on electrolyte water immediately. How long should chicks be kept on that and when can they be switched to just plane regular water?

    I ordered the electrolyte solution when I ordered the chicks (like hatchery suggests) and the pack of it (powder to mix with water) arrived in the box with the chicks.
     
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2011
  2. jwg423

    jwg423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The package I bought from the feed store says two weeks.
     

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