Organic apple cider vinegar ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chicken Woman, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    How much vinegar do you put in a 2 gallon container ?


    My health food store is the only place that carries organic apple cider vinegar and they want $11.50 for one gallon ? That seems pretty spendy for the chickens ! Yikes !

    How often do you put it in the water ?
     
  2. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
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    I put 4 Tbsp per gallon, 3 times per week.
     
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
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    Works great for all animals I put 4 tablespoons per gallon with all mine everyday but I don't pay anywhere near that much darn that is high
     
  4. ChicksR4Me

    ChicksR4Me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does the vinager do?
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:It boosts immunity.


    Buy a small bottle with the mother and culture your own with good apple cider.
     
  6. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apple cider vinegar also has natural antibacterial properties....can be used to treat minor wounds and skin irritations(usual dose is no more than 1 part per 10), to clean drinking and feeding equipment, and the list goes on and on! [​IMG]
    We use it in home health as a natural sanitizer for certain equipment that we use in patients that are homebound.
     
  7. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
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    Last edited: Feb 4, 2009
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  8. Chicken Woman

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    [​IMG] Great article Kim thanks
     
  9. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
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    Quote:Thank you! Glad it's useful.
     
  10. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

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    It may be organic but is it unfiltered with the mother in it? You want the unfiltered. Erinm
     

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