Does most chicken layer feed have hormones and antibiotics in it? Or do I need to buy organic to avoid that..Thanks any info on food would be great were feeding our chickens country acres feed right now. It seems to be a good food just unsure on how to decifer the tag on the bag and what is in it.. Kelley
hormones in chicken food??
- Don't Panic
NO poultry feed contains hormones. They've been banned for over forty years now. Any that contains anti-biotics will be clearly marked and not likely to be found in a typical feed store anyway. Chick starter often has an anti-coccidial medication in it, but it's not properly an anti-biotic and will be clearly labeled as medicated anyway.