MOLASSES IN LAYERS WATER?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Keliana, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Keliana

    Keliana Just Hatched

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    Is it ok to put a bit of black strap molasses in layer water at least once a week
     
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Reading. Must read more. Premium Member Project Manager

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    Why?
    Clean plain water is what they need.
     
  3. B&B FarmsSc

    B&B FarmsSc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The old man i learned from swore by it. Molasses and rosemary sprigs in the waterer....not sure if that helps...but I still do it to this day
     
  4. Keliana

    Keliana Just Hatched

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    Is there a difference in egg color? Deeper yellow orange yolk maybe. I know a few farmers and they all give they stock it, although none of them have layers, so I wondered if to put a bit in the water at least once a week. Will try it and see how they like it. Thank you very much for your answer :)
     
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  5. Keliana

    Keliana Just Hatched

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    True but figured since every seem to like giving it to they animals, maybe it might have some sort of health benefit for the layers
     
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  6. Mraya

    Mraya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Molasses and rosemary are good for chickens I can't remember why at the moment but you can always do a search for it. I believe you need to use Black Strap Molasses.

    EDIT TO ADD:http://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0ge...ock.html/RK=2/RS=xRJJxt6v_YUq.NLlTtVqURcKIDc-
     
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  7. Keliana

    Keliana Just Hatched

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    Ok Will do. Thanks very much
     
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