You may have included Vital Pack or Vital Pack Plus with your order.
Vital-Pack is a mix of vitamins and electrolytes that you can mix into your chicks water. It gives them a healthy start and is a great way to hydrate and help them transition into their new environment. You would give it to them for the first 5 days in fresh batches and then once a week thereafter.
Ingredients: Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Niacinamide, Vitamin A Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin Supplement, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Citrate, Riboflavin, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine HCI, Magnesium Sulfate, Pyridoxine HCI, Folic Acid, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Cobalt Sulfate, Calcium Lactate, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Carbonate and Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide.
Vital-Pack Plus is similar to Vital Pack, but designed for broiler chicks to support their rapid growth and development.
Ingredients: Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (source of Vitamin E), Vitamin A Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, d-Calcium Pantotenate, Menadione Sodium Bisufite Complex (source of Vitamin K), d-Activated Animal Sterol (source of Vitamin D3), Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid and Biotin Supplement.
To use, simply mix the powder with water and give to poultry. For your convenience, we now include a scoop with every Vital Pack and Vital Pack Plus ordered. Mix 1 rounded scoop per gallon of water and make a fresh batch daily. If you received your Vital Pack before the scoops, let us know, we'll be happy to drop one in the mail for you!
If you desire to order extra Vital-Packs or Vital-Pack Plus, they will not be in the bottom of the poultry box but will be mailed to you separately. Only one of each will be placed in the bottom of the box when the poultry ship.