poly vi sol

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jeannieo, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does poly vi sol go "bad?" I've had a bottle hanging around for a couple of years and was just wondering. I did go buy new tonight but would like to use up the old if anybody thinks it would be o.k.
     
  2. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    It doesn't "go bad" but it becomes ineffective over time. The vitamins degrade.

    Good luck.
     
  4. sham30

    sham30 Out Of The Brooder

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    How much to you give a standard size hen?
     
  5. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    As much as you want. You cannot OD a bird on Poly-Vi-Sol because excess is flushed out by the kidneys. I believe the dose is 3-5 drops by mouth/day for one week and then as needed. Makes sure you are using the formula without iron.
     

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