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what kind of Probiotic??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by smcdermott, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. smcdermott

    smcdermott Chirping

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    reading that I need Probiotic in addition to medicated feed for my new chicks.
    What kind of Probiotic?? I have tons of it that my family takes but is it the same?

    So sorry if this sounds silly
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Songster

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    Everything I read says it is all the same. I tried yogurt, but it led to smelly poo, so a powder would probably be even better. What I use now is Rooster Booster with Electrolytes and Probiotics, which is a powder I put in their water.
     
  3. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Crowing

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    This article may answer your questions: http://poultryone.com/articles/probiotics-html

    My probiotic of choice is Probios dispersible powder: http://www.probios.com/powdersgranules3.html
    Dosage is 1 tsp per gallon of water.

    This is also a decent quality poultry vitamin + probiotics: http://www.qcsupply.com/540382-vitamins-electrolytes-plus.html
    Dosage is .25 tsp per gallon of water.

    Probiotic Plus by ASP is also one that is stabilized for use in chlorinated water: http://www.asp-inc.com/osf/

    It is suggested that if you have chlorine in your drinking water, to set it out overnight before adding probiotic dispersible powder the next morning.
     
  4. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Crowing

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