Feeding Medicated Chick Food To Adult Ducks?!?!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenwhisperer123, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I raise all my call ducklings on medicated food. Amprolium will not hurt them.
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Well I sure hope not!! LOL My muscovies are on CORID amprolium right now!! [​IMG]

    Does medicated food contain anything other than amprolium?!
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    The medicated ones used to years ago, but I've never seen any that have anything but amprol/amprolium in them.
  4. annek

    annek Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    Here is a link I was reading yesterday on coccidiosis saying it is okay:

    For those waterfowl breeders out there, I have good news. Previously thought to be harmful to ducks, the latest veterinary science claims that neither Amprolium nor Bacitracin are toxic to ducks. As part of a study, I have had my waterfowl on medicated feed for over a year now, and everyone is thriving.

    For the full article: http://www.shagbarkbantams.com/page7.htm

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