Chicks and medicated grower

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by juliawitt, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. juliawitt

    juliawitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 9, 2009
    I always give my new chicks medicated crumbles. I assumed that would make them immune to cocci. Doesn't it? I keep them on it for 10 weeks.
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    It is a great help in blocking most, but not all, the cocci. The immune system is allowed to strengthen, without being overwhelmed.

    Yes or no, it is a personal management choice.

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