How long to feed medicated chick starter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by halo, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    I was reading today somewhere.....somewhere.....that you shouldnt feed your chicks medicated chick starter after 8 weeks. If you can't get non-medicated chick starter, what should you feed them between then and when they start laying?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    It depends on the type of starter you get. The bag should tell you how long you can feed it for. The type I get is a starter/grower which goes from day one till week 16-20. However, the feed I give is only medicated with amprolum which has no withdrawl time.
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    The feed I got from Seminole said starter/grower; Ill have to find a bag and see what it says.
     
  4. twigg

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    Quote:Starter/Grower is usually designed for day-old through week 18.
     

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