Whats the point of SAVE a CHICK??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jaybob54, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. jaybob54

    jaybob54 Out Of The Brooder

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    A couple of weeks ago I went to tractor supply and they had their chick, duck, turkey, and goose events.
    When I was done looking for some good pullets I saw three little packages that said Save-a-chick.
    I was wandering what does that mean if you have food,water, and a good heatlamp?? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]



    Home to 2 horses, 2 cats, 2dogs, 1 silly wabbit, and 16 chickens which are Buff Opringtons, Aracauna chicks, White Leghorns, and a mix breed of 4 banty chicks.
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Save-a-Chick is an electrolyte supplement that helps chicks during times of stress (such as after being shipped) and during hot weather.
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:x2 [​IMG]
     
  4. lfreem2

    lfreem2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did buy it and use it when I got my chicks. They all survived fine. Don't know if that had anything to do with it, but I wanted to give them the best chance possible! They are now 14 weeks old and thriving! Would use it again for sure if I shipped chicks.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    valleyvet.com :

    Sav-A-Chick Electrolyte and Vitamin Supplement is concentrated for use in poultry drinking water. Helps poultry stay hydrated and healthy. Each 0.25 oz packet is mixed with one gallon of water to prepare electrolyte solution for 1 to 10 birds. Offer the mixed solution for 1 to 5 days during hot weather or stress. Make fresh solution daily.

    Chris​
     
  6. jaybob54

    jaybob54 Out Of The Brooder

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    OHHH!!! thanks you guys
     

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