When and if?...adding vitamins and ACV

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by coop-er, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. coop-er

    coop-er Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 4 weeks old. I have noted in several different forums on here, that you should add apple cider vinegar to their water for several different health reasons. When I acquired my chicks ( the day they hatched) from Meyer I also purchased some Vitamins marked Vita pack Vitamin and Electrolyte supplement (I think its called). I have been putting this in their water everyday- so my question is.... How long do I continue this? And should I switch over to ACV anytime soon? The chicks are all very healthy and doing well at this point. Thanks in advance for the input.
     
  2. Imachickenmama

    Imachickenmama Out Of The Brooder

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    They don't need the packets anymore. I give my chicks get organic apple cider vinegar with the mother in it. Started them around 4 weeks.
     
  3. coop-er

    coop-er Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you-I will start this week.... How much ACV?
     
  4. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did like 100 searches on how much and found any where from 1 tbs per Gal to 4 tbs per Gal. I finally decided to split it down the middle. Mind you I am new, however I was getting poopie but before and no signs since I started using it.
     
  5. coop-er

    coop-er Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great! Thank you, I'm new too and really appreciate your help on this!
     

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