I cannot find my normal new chick electrolytes is this ok?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by laseterlass, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ROOSTER BOOSTER vitamins and electrolytes with lactobacillus. I give the other to the babes half strength and with the exception of a few hatched crippled I have yet to lose a chick.I am just not sure about this kind.[​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    I don't see why you couldn't use this stuff. But as you do with the "other", I would cut this in half. Good starter feed has much of this stuff in it already. Too much electrolytes are hard on babies. However the probiotics in the rooster booster will do them really good. :)
     
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  3. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Two Crows. I had to do Math! Real math. Chicken Math was not working. Anyway I figured a third of a tsp per gallon. I give electrolytes because water is the first thing we do for them. I put their beaks in it on the way to the brooder. Sometimes it takes them a little bit to eat the game bird starter and I dont have time to hover with a preschool and grandkids and all the other critters. This is one of the busiest 7000 sq foot lots in town!
     

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