do probiotics and medicated feed work together?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by melschicks, May 12, 2011.

  1. melschicks

    melschicks Out Of The Brooder

    May 9, 2011
    Dennis Port, MA
    So, I've been reading the threads on pasty butt etc, and have figured out that lots of people like to feed yogurt to make the chicks' guts happy... my concern is that I have mine on medicated starter crumbles (we have 50lbs of it! and the 9 chicks are only 2 days old) and won't the medication just kill the probiotics in the yogurt?

    It was recommended by various ppl/books/posts/etc that medicated was the way to go, but now I'm worried I'm ruining their digestive track!!!

    Advice please....

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