Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a commonly used acidifier of the intestinal tract and entire body. Specific indications for apple cider vinegar include chronic bacterial or yeast infections, chronic diarrhea or foul smelling stools.
Apple cider vinegar has a brownish-gold color and is made from cider or apple must, through fermenting the sugars from apples. High quality brands may also contain malic, lactic acids, potassium, enzymes, amino acids.
Periodically adding vinegar to your flock's water supply may provide several benefits. However, during hot weather conditions it is not advisable to use. It is dosed at 1 tablespoon per 128 fluid ounces of drinking water (equal to one gallon), as the only water source for 1 to 2 weeks. The water source needs to be changed daily.