vitamins in water

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by newchickgal, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. newchickgal

    newchickgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been adding vitamins to my chicks water ever since I brought them home (day olds), they are now 2 months and 3 weeks old. Should I keep doing it forever? Or now that they have a good healthy start in life then maybe they don't need that added to their water?
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    It's likely that 90% of baby chicks do not get vitamins in their water. There's no harm in providing them. But they are no substitute for a healthy diet from which they will receive what they need for their healthy growth.
     
  3. newchickgal

    newchickgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fred's Hens :

    It's likely that 90% of baby chicks do not get vitamins in their water. There's no harm in providing them. But they are no substitute for a healthy diet from which they will receive what they need for their healthy growth.

    I buy a good chicken feed that is especially made for their growing time. They also get treats of a lettuce leaf, fruit and other goodies every couple of days.​
     

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