How long do you feed medicated feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RIVERA69R, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. RIVERA69R

    RIVERA69R Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    mine are 7wks old now and outside how long do you keep them on med feed

  2. If I understand it right they should stay on Starter grower medicated or unmedicated until they are about 17 or so weeks, then they can be put on layer.

  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You can feed medicated all the way to laying age, if you wish. You don't have to, but you can. I've read to change to unmedicated at about 12 weeks old, since by that time, they should have developed immunity to cocci.

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