grogel plus b and Amprolium in starter feeds.....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Oceanseve, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would giving the grogel plus b be negated (the probiotic part that is) if the start feed has Amprolium in it.... ??
     
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  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nope. Amprolium is NOT an antibiotic, so it shouldn't affect beneficial bacteria. [​IMG]
     
  3. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so if its not an antibiotic, how does it work? [​IMG]
     
  4. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    It doesn't kill the coccidia but inhibits their reproduction capabilities by mimicing thyamine which is what the coccidia thrives on.

    By stopping the ability of the protozoa to reproduce, time is allowed for the immune system to develop and remove the organism.

    Pretty neat, huh? [​IMG]
     
  5. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is pretty neat, so its specialized just to inhibit coccidia, nothing else?

    Sorry if I'm being annoying I just want to be clear.
     
  6. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would guess so, but I'm not sure. [​IMG]
     
  7. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    FYI in case someone else wants to know. I talked to a nutritionist at Dawe's labrotories and he said the amprolium does not effect the probiotics in grogel plus b.
     

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