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How long on organic feed?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wfull, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. wfull

    wfull New Egg

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    My chicks were raised on natural feed (not organic). Due to allergy issues, I must have organic, soy free eggs. Chicks are now months old. If I switch to organic, soy free feed now, will their eggs be free from soy, pesticides, etc.? These eggs are for personal use only and we will not be selling them as organic eggs.
     
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  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, and welcome to BYC!

    You have quite a bit of time before they lay, so yes, their eggs will be soy/pesticide free.
     
  3. wfull

    wfull New Egg

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    Thanks so much! Do you know the minimum time I should allow before laying to be assured of no contamination?
     
  4. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not offhand. I'll see what I can find out.
     

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