Poultry Nutri Drench Measurements????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sue S, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. Sue S

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    I just bought Nutri Drench & the measurements are confusing, my ducklings are 3 days old, i'm not mixing it by the gallon i'm just mixing it into their water container it holds 1 & half bottles of water which is about 24 oz , the dropper that comes with the nutri drench is in ml, I tried to do the math & came up with giving them about a tablespoon, is that correct??????? I don't want to overdose them.
     
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  2. 007Sean

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    That's about right. I use 1 dropper full in a quart waterer. I don't think you could overdose, unless you gave the whole dropper full, to them straight. I give it full strength to the really weak chicks but only 4 or 5 drops from a syringe, 4 to 5 times a day. Usually perks them back up, almost immediately.
     
  3. Sue S

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    Thanks, Nutri Drench needs to make the measurement easier to understand!!!!
     
  4. 007Sean

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    Yeah, the directions are for a larger scale operation than most of us fanciers.
     
  5. lazy gardener

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    I use about a dropper full per qt.
     
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    Be sure to change it out every day b/c any water with added stuff will grow bacteria.
     
  7. Ginmary

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    I don't understand why the dropper measures in ML but the directions use Oz. I filled a gallon jug with water and put in 1 ML. I don't know if that was enough or not. I didn't have time to google the math conversion. Why would they do that. That is not the good kind of chicken math!

    I have 2 two day old Serama chicks. The first 2 chicks died either immediately after hatching or the next day. I hope this helps. the 2 chicks that hatched yesterday seem stronger than the others did.
     

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