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Question about worming my chickens with vinegar.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, May 1, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I've heard you can use vinegar to worm chickens. Does it work? Is it good for them? How much do I put per gallon of water? Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think there is one shred of evidence that vinegar will de-worm a chicken. I think that a bit of vinegar in the water is a good thing as long as the concentration is low enough that they will still drink it.

    I would imagine that there are plenty that would agree that some ACV in the water may help to mitigate worms getting a real hold in the system. I am not sure I am one that would agree with that, but who is to say.

    I think that those that use ACV in water use a couple of Tablespoons per gallon, others will certainly tell you how much to use as many on this site use it regularly.

    Many humans use a bit every day as a tonic and swear by its good effect on their system
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  4. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    You can give them Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with the mother, but not regular vinegar. I do not think it de-worms them though. You have to use plastic to water them. No metal.
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I have a big 5 gallon waterer for my flock, will that work?
     
  6. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    I have a big 5 gallon waterer for my flock, will that work?

    Is it plastic? If so it'll work.​
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:Is it plastic? If so it'll work.

    Yes, it's plastic. [​IMG]
     
  8. Elite Silkies

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  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    So what does vinegar help with anyhow???
     
    Last edited: May 2, 2010
  10. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of using vinegar for this. I know that it has LOTS of uses but this is a first for me. I would like to know as well.
     

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