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Can I eat it if they are still on med feed - pefect and we ate it!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dbounds10, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. dbounds10

    dbounds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 21 wk BR has been in the nest box for about an hour now, not sure if there will be an egg in there when she comes out but if there is, can I eat it? They are still on medicated starter/grower but mixed the last 5 lbs or so with the layer feed. Should I pull out what is left in the feeder and replace with straight layer feed if she lays?

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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You would think not, but think back before you had chickens and were buying them at the store. You now ask yourself,what was in those store bought eggs anyhow? I think there is trace amount of med in the egg but compared to store bought,scramble away. My girls were eating a toad there other day,now that freaks me out more than an egg with med in it. Waiting to crack an egg and see a toad leg in it!! [​IMG]
     
  4. dbounds10

    dbounds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. dbounds10

    dbounds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and BTW - It DID happen, she layed a beautiful brown egg! A little crack in it, but I stuck it in the fridge and will crack and eat tomorrow.

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    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!
     
  7. dbounds10

    dbounds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well - as soon as the DH got home today we scrambled it up! Just a little salt and pepper and it was fantastic!
    I weighed it last night and it was 1.75 oz (US Medium). Pretty good for her first try!

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