How much vinegar do you use?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by JodyJo, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had my girls for less than a year, I know one day I will have to deworm, but I would rather avoid this and just keep a regimen that keeps them away.

    I have read MANY times about Vinegar...how much per gallon of water should I mix?

    If I leave this out year round, it should help prevent worms from ever starting correct?
     
  2. SmokinChick

    SmokinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vinegar WILL NOT prevent worms.
    More hype then DE. My $.02
    Good luck and enjoy your chicks
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ok then...good to know! Thanks!
     
  4. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Since you ask for a quantity we use 1 tablespoon per gallon.
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:and then WHAT is it good for if not for worms?
     
  6. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we use 1 tablespoon per gallon of apple cider vinegar in each gallon. It helps with digestion. You might try asking this question over on the OT (old timers) thread. they are more friendly towards people trying natural deworming methods.
    I use as a worm preventive; garlic, onions and super hot cayenne red pepper. I'm not saying it keeps worms away but it definitely boosts their immune. I like useing as many natural methods as possible.
     
  8. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thank you...I appreciate it...I want to keep as many meds out of the chickens as possible, we do the same with our cattle...med free.
     
  9. Cowgirl75446

    Cowgirl75446 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I have always used 1 ounce of Apple Cider Vinegar per gallon of water.
     

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