Apple Cider Vinegar for Chickens Dosage
You might be wondering, what is the right dosage and dilution when you give your chickens Apple Cider Vinegar. It's a very good question to seek the answer to. Apple Cider Vinegar is highly concentrated. If you use the wrong dose it can actually burn the chicken's mouth and also throat. So it's really important to get it right.
How to dilute Apple Cider Vinegar
Let's get right to it. Follow these easy steps to administer Apple Cider Vinegar safely to your chickens.
Time needed: 5 minutes.
- Measure Apple Cider Vinegar
Decant 5-6ml of Apple Cider Vinegar into a measuring cup. It is important to double-check your measurement. A medicine cup or measuring spoon gives the most accurate result.
- Mix with water
Pour the 5+6mls of Apple Cider Vinegar into a large mixing jug and top up with 2lt of water.
- Stir well
Stir the water and ACV mix well to distribute the vinegar through the water.
- Serve via your chicken drinker
Add the contents to your chicken drinker. If you have a 4lt Dine A Chook Lubing Drinker you will need to make up two batches to fill the drinker.
As you can see, it really can't be easier to mix up a batch of healthy ACV water for your chickens.
But here's the best bit! Many backyard chicken keepers rave about Apple Cider Vinegar. They use it to help ward off infection by boosting the immune system. Also, many backyard chicken keepers use it regularly to help prevent Coccidiosis.
It is full of minerals and vitamins as well as antibacterial properties. For a small outlay, you have nothing to lose and your chickens have a great deal to gain.