What's green gel?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lisa202, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Everyone!

    I just read a post about baby chicks and she spoke about green gel. I haven't come across anything about green gel. I've missed something.
     
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  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not necessary to go and get it. Some hatcheries add it when shipping day old chicks but I would not go buy any for my chicks. Dip their beaks in water and show them the chick starter - they will be fine. You can add a little apple cidar vinagar to the water 1 tsp for a pint. You can give them a little plain yogurt with some starter crumbles.
    I wouldn't go buy the green stuff unless you plan on shipping some day old chicks somewhere.
    Caroline
     

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