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What vitamins can I give my chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Iluvmychickens, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. Iluvmychickens

    Iluvmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2007
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Hello-What a beautiful day it is here in sunny Jacksonville Florida.

    I thought I read somewhere on here it is good to give your chicks vitamins. If memory serves me it was polyvisol. Is is ok to use Polyvisol with Iron. Also why would I give the chick vitamins? Sorry for all the questions but I have CHEMO brain and I can not remember nor find it under search.

  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I am not sure about the iron part, but I have given a weak chick some of the poly-visol and it did seem to help. It is alive and well today.
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Using infant vitamons is for sick chickens only. If your chick/chickens are well and eating commercial feed and getting treats you have no need for vitamins. Everything the chickens need are in the feed. It is only when a chicken is physically stressed and becomes ill that it might need a nutritonal boost to help their immune system kick in and get through it.

    I strongly advise you not to give your chickens infant vitamins if it is not sick.

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