Vitamin deficiency

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lifesong Farm, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone on here told me that the problem with my 24 hr old chick was a vit deficiency. How long after I start vitamins will I know they are workin?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    What's the problem you are treating?
     
  3. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick looks up, stumbles around and flips on his back. In general I would think he was inebriated with the way he acts.
     
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    I believe the dosing of Poly-Vi-Sol (without iron) is 3 drops a day for one week and the taper it off for the next week. I don't know anything about the dosing for fat soluble vitamins in such a small creature as a chick, so I can't help you there.

    No one can tell you exactly when you will see an improvement, but if after a week there has been little improvement, then I would not hold out hope for much. Sorry.

    Good luck with the little one.
     

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