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PostSubject: vitamin b12 supplements    Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:04 pm

what do members use to get b12 into their birds when racing...brewers yeast,cheese a tonic ?
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PostSubject: Re: vitamin b12 supplements    Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:47 pm

3 liters of water, with a squeezed orange. got as any thing. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: vitamin b12 supplements    Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:37 pm

Used cytagon b12 from chemist but stopped when I found out it doesnt stay in the pigeons system any length of time.
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PostSubject: Re: vitamin b12 supplements    Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:40 pm

it seems their are many B-vitamins in oranges but not B12 however oranges are a good source of folic acid which is needed for good absorption of B12


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PostSubject: Re: vitamin b12 supplements    Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:43 pm

barnie wrote:
Used cytagon b12 from chemist but stopped when I found out it doesnt stay in the pigeons system any length of time.

yeah it soon leaves the system their are traces of b12 in some grains but when the birds are working hard is it enough ?
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PostSubject: Re: vitamin b12 supplements    Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:57 pm

If you want to know about B12 as Bill Carney he was the first person to advertise about its qualities for the pigeons
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PostSubject: Re: vitamin b12 supplements    Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:13 am

fish,meat,cheese and eggs are the best sources especially shell fish I think the best way to get it into our birds is through a fortified tonic it seems giving b9 or folic acid helps its absorption
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