So, when the chicks arrive...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ec_Prokta, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    What should I put in their water? That vitamin mix? Or some sugar? Or maybe some apple cider vinegar? Which one's the best?
  2. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    PK, I did not put anything i their water. But some vitamins couldn't hurt.

    What kind of chicks are you getting?

    ODS-n-ENS FARM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2008
    PK I also never put anything in water.

    Your getting chicks [​IMG]

    Details please.
  4. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Quote:I just want to know when I mail-order chicks from My Pet Chicken sometime in Febuary.
  5. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can put sugar and/or a little honey in the FIRST day, but after that, take it out. Sugary things are a cause of pasty butt and you really don't want that. Chickies really only need a little pick-me-up the first day home. [​IMG]
  6. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

    Feb 26, 2009
    Madison County, Iowa
    I use QuickChick for 3 days. It's an electrolyte supplement with vitamins, and about $2 for a small pack.

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