Nutri-Dench question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by christwodog, May 22, 2017.

  1. christwodog

    christwodog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,
    Is it ok to leave the nutri-dench water in their water dispenser for a few days? Does it go bad?
    Their waterer is in the shade, but it is pretty hot down here. I like to alternate regular water with electrolyte or nutri dench water once or twice a month.
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    No. It needs to be changed out every day. It will grow bacteria. Same with electrolytes.
     
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  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    I once thought I needed to give my chickens electrolytes on a regular basis but could not find a good enough answer as to why I should.
    Can I ask you why do you do this?
     
  4. christwodog

    christwodog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbor, who has been keeping chickens for many years, recommended I use a probiotic/electrolyte additive periodically in their water. Some of her hens are several years old, so I figured if it works for her, I would give it a try.
     
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  5. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Thanks for answering!
    ;)
     

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