Sav-a-Chick Vitamins

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LosOsosChick, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. LosOsosChick

    LosOsosChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would you consider Sav-a-Chick supplements safe to add to the water all the time? Or just periodically? Thanks!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    I wouldn't use any supplement for healthy birds. Anything can be toxic if overdone, including some vitamins and electrolytes. To me they are for a sick bird, short term. Organic ACV is evidently safe even if always added, and it helps keep the algae under control, about a tsp to Tbsp per gallon. Gives them a little probiotic and is said to have other benefits. I often read that people add it once a wekk; maybe that is even more sensible.
     
  3. LoneOak

    LoneOak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Another one, what he said[​IMG]
     
  4. LosOsosChick

    LosOsosChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the feedback! :)
     

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