How much ACV For chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Xovan, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been ding search after search after search trying not to ask a question that has been answered but I am still a bit confused. I have seen so many different amounts going back to posts from 2010 on up. Is there a general senses as to how much per gal. Had a couple chicks show some signs of the Klingon attack so ran and got some I had to go into the organic section (first time ever) On a side note another on got poop on its neck My daughter cleaned it off and put it back. The rest went after that damp spot like piranha. Took it back out until it was dry. When we but it back again the others were like " hay Val where you been good to see you."
     
  2. grammym

    grammym Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my chicks on Friday and am using 4 tbls of ACV per gallon.
     
  3. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.
     
  4. Jakoda

    Jakoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use 3-4 T in a gallon of water, mix it up in a gallon jug and use it from there,,mine have had acv in their water ever since I got them and they are almost a year old:)
    Diane
     
  5. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you shake the acv first?
     
  6. Jakoda

    Jakoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  7. countrygirl74

    countrygirl74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, you guys use a lot more than I do... I use 1 T per gallon or 1 teaspoon in the quart chick waterers. Once, I accidentally "spilled" and put more in and they didn't drink it. However, it is perfectly safe to do more than 1 T - can't really overdose on it, just might not want to drink it if there's TOO much.
     
  8. Bellatrixed

    Bellatrixed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been using 1 teaspoon per quart for my chicks.
     
  9. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    I also do only 1 Tbls/gallon or 1 teaspoon per quart.
     
  10. Moonkit

    Moonkit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you'd have to be approaching a 50/50 mix before you'd have a real concern about overdosing.. and like another poster said, they probably won't drink it when its that high!
     

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