yogurt/sugar in water?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bush, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. bush

    bush Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2014
    I was viewing some quail raising videos on u-tube. A couple of people recommended adding a small amt of yogurt to a chicks water to promote intestinal health, Another said to add sugar to the water for quick energy. Any thoughts on this? Thanks for your replies.
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know many people add warm sugar water to help chicks. I put a product called Vita-Sol in their water, it is a liquid vitamin that is safe for almost all birds. I'm not sure about using yogurt as their are poultry probiotics available for putting in your chicks water, and I don't actually know anything about the differences between specific probiotics.

    Even though my hatches come out pretty healthy I still add vita-sol to the water for the fist 2-3 days to makes sure they get a good start.

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