Vitamins

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BBB Becky, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. BBB Becky

    BBB Becky In the Brooder

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    Does anyone add vitamins to their hen's water?
     

  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Not routinely. If they are having a difficult molt or otherwise stressed, or if I'm going to be collecting hatching eggs, and they don't have access to free range, or if I have new chicks, I do give them Poultry Nutri-Drench.
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2016
  3. No, I do not......I feed a pre-made balanced diet that they require zero fillers......Adding things to a Chickens already balanced diet throw the balance off and Chickens can become sick.....



    Cheers!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    No reason to, IMO, if they are on a good balanced chicken ration.
    Could cause more harm than the good you might think you are providing,
    not to mention the waste of money.

    Only time I've used them(ChickSaver brand-electrolytes/vitamins) was on a heat stroked hen.
     

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