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FYI- chicken feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by erlibrd, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay

    Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay Chillin' With My Peeps

    The chicken feed you purchase at your local mill or feed store didn't/doesn't contain Roxarsone, the source of arsenic discussed in the article you linked. So you should have no fear of arsenic contamination in your backyard flock.

    Jim
     
  2. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Jim- that's good to know, although if we eat chicken meat from these large "farms" we are ingesting arsenic...
     
  3. Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay

    Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:You MAY be ingesting Arsenic. The manufacture of Roxarsone in the USA have voluntarily STOPPED manufacture and slaes of rRoxarsone in the USA.
     
  4. Gen9

    Gen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for posting. I love Dr. Mercola's articles!!
     

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