Protein and Calcium for Chickens

Posted 17th March 2015 12:06pm by

Spring is just around the corner and my own flock of girls are starting to lay more frequently and are coming out of moult. Both feather growth and egg production can benefit from added protein and calcium in the diet. An easy way to provide this is with Chicken Vet Amino+.

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Chicken Vet Amino+

Chicken Vet Amino+

Chicken Vet Amino+ is a combination of bacteria, enzymes, electrolytes and vitamins, and is a liquid which is added to drinking water and is highly palatable for your hens. We recommend this for general use as a nutritional aid, but may also be used to support your hen during the moult, feather pecking or any periods of stress, such as the introduction of new hens to the flock. As with all the medicines and supplements we recommend, this product is superb value.

This 250ml bottle will last a long time, and with a guaranteed shelf life of at least two years, you’re going to be able to get the maximum value from each bottle.Recommended dosage:25 ml per 5 litres of drinking water over a period of 2 – 5 days, repetition as required. Active ingredients per litre: Vitamin B1 1,250, MGVitamin B6 1,250, MGVitamin B12 5,500, MCGNicotinamide 6,000, MGZinc 2,500, MGL-Lysine 1.25%, DL-Methionine 0.50%, L-Threonine 0.05%, L-Tryptophan 0.05%, Sodium 1.30%, Potassium 0.15%.

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