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can I eat an egg if they stopped medicated starter feed 3 weeks ago?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Lisa202, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2010
    Long Island NY
    Yesterday I ate my first eggs...and they were delicious!... But then I remembered that they had been eating medicated starter feed up until Christmas time (and then what was left in the feeder was mixed with the new non-medicated feed) They are only 17 weeks old and one of my EE's started laying already.

    Do you think the medication is still in their systems, and if so, would it have transferred to the eggs and be bad for us to eat?

    Last edited: Jan 23, 2011
  2. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 5, 2008
    Paris, TN
    According to my vet, Amprolium will not hurt humans at all. There is no egg withdrawal on Amprolium (that is what is in chick starter).
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
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