Vitamin and Minerals

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MTRChickens, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. MTRChickens

    MTRChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a vitamin and mineral supplement that goes in the water. How often do you use it? Everyday? I think it's from Duravet?
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Depending on what's in it, I usually use mine once a week. The exceptions would be molting or a sickly bird - then I use on alternate days. Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    I rely on the good diet my birds are eating, and don't add vitamins, minerals (well, okay, oyster shell!) or electrolyte mixtures to their diet, or water, on a regular basis. Newly shipped chicks will get electrolytes in the water if they are looking stressed, just for a few days. Mary
     
  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    How old are they? I give them PND for the first couple of days, then decrease to 2 - 3 x/week for a couple of weeks. Stop vitamins when they have access to compost or deep litter/free range. I give some vitamins to my hens when conditioning them after a long hard winter before collecting hatching eggs.
     
  5. MTRChickens

    MTRChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    32 days and on Nutrina Nature Wise Chick Starter
     

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