poly tri vitisol

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rhythmicgoldfish, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    someone mentioned using poly tri vitisol for preemie chicks to give them a boost (poly tri vitisol is an over the counter infant vitamin supplement for breastfed babies because they don't always get all the vitamins they need, particularly vitamin D in the cooler winter climates) has anyone used this? how well does it work would i use say 1 dropper per quart of water?
     
  2. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used some of this for a pullet I had that was sick. I just used the droper and dropped a a droper full into her beak. I wouldn't know how much to use in the water. I would expiriment with it and see what works best.
     
  3. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use this with my new chicks that seem a little week, or if they are having some leg problems, it works great. I highly recommend it.
     
  4. Huny

    Huny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave them a drop a day straight to their beak. When I put some in their water, they got constipated ( think they got too much)
     
  5. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    What will help if the chick makes it for a week. Feed it game bird starter instead of chick starter.
    It is the same only has more protien, chick starter is avout 22% protien where game bird starter is 30%. Your chicks will grow faster and be stronger.
     
  6. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    it did great for my dd and peeps, but i used 2-3 drops to a quart waterer. dosage for dd was 1 dropper full per day, so you should dilute well.
     
  7. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i looked online and none of the vit supliments that enfamilhas are iron free
     

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