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Default Apple Cider Vinegar -- Budgie doesn't like the taste?

I put Apple Cider Vinegar in Biz's water ( 4 oz. water and 1/4 teaspoon Bragg's brand ACV) ...& he shook his head both times he drank it. He seemed to really not like the taste.

Would it be wise to keep trying this 2 - 3 times per week, but perhaps cut the Apple Cider Vinegar dosage in half?

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If you've tasted the ACV yourself, you'll understand his reaction.

Start with 1/8 teaspoon in 8 oz of water and allow him to get used to that.

Over time you can slowly increase the amount to 1/4 teaspoon to 8 oz of water.
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If you've tasted the ACV yourself, you'll understand his reaction.

Start with 1/8 teaspoon in 8 oz of water and allow him to get used to that.

Over time you can slowly increase the amount to 1/4 teaspoon to 8 oz of water.
Haha...... definitely! I do drink it diluted for health reasons from time to time. I don't blame him. ; )

Thanks for the feedback and I'll follow the recommended dilution and allow Biz get used to it.
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Poor Biz, I can understand his reaction. I tried to dose myself and gagged on it , just the smell of vinegar makes me gag.
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I used to try (back in high school) to drink the Braggs ACV straight.
Only tried that a few times and quickly decided it wasn't for me!!

I'm sure Biz will be must happier with a lesser amount in his water.
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haha.... ! yeah, it is not very tasty stuff!

So far so good. I diluted it more for today's water and he drank it no problem.
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