are eggs safe after hen eats medicated feed?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kwale86, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. kwale86

    kwale86 Out Of The Brooder

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    We were letting our young flock out to free range for a while today and while we were not looking our layin ghen got in their pen and ate some of the medicated chick starter feed. Are her eggs still ok to eat or do we need to throw them away (or cook them and feed to the chicks) for a few days? If so, how many days will she have to go before they will be safe to eat?
     
  2. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don't worry, the eggs are perfectly safe. Amprolium is not an anti-biotic.
     
  3. kwale86

    kwale86 Out Of The Brooder

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    The feed is Purina Medicated Start and Grow. Not sure what the medicated part is.
     
  4. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    eggs are fine
     

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