1. scoobyloula

    scoobyloula Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All

    Can someone recommend a good vitamin supplement which mainly contains Vitamin B?

    Its for a 12 week old chick who has issues with her legs?

    I am from the UK too so anything on Amazon would be really handy.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    For B vitamins mainly, you can dissolve an adult B complex tablet in the water daily. For B vitamins only a nutritional east supplement may also work since you can mix it into the feed. Many of the vitamins we have here unfortunately contain electrolytes as well, and can be harmful if the chicken is not stressed. Rooster Booster makes this one that is added to the feed:

    http://www.valleyvet.com/ct_detail....=86809753843&gclid=CL7F1ZGXy8ECFSgLMgodN2kAAg


    Here are some poultry vitamins available in the UK:

    http://www.chicken-house.co.uk/acatalog/Country_Living_Vital_Vits_250ml.html
    https://www.omlet.co.uk/shop/chicke...ettex_vit_boost_+_with_added_seaweed_-_100ml/
     
  3. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    As you are in the UK..try Marmite...it is inexpensive and packed with Vitamin B...I use it for any of mine with leg problems and it is wonderful for wry neck too...
     
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  4. scoobyloula

    scoobyloula Out Of The Brooder

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    how do you feed that too them and how much for a 12 week old chick?
     
  5. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    I would normally give them some on the end of my finger...now they see the marmite pot and eat directly from it before I can put some into a low dish...I just put a small amount i.e. 1/2 teaspoon full and between four and five of them polish it off very quickly...once daily is sufficient.

    My Silkie chicks are marmite addicts now...
     

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