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How long to wait to butcher after meds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by EasyKeeper, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. EasyKeeper

    EasyKeeper Hatching

    Jul 24, 2010
    My chickens got coccidia and I treated with cocid in their drinking water. We have a flock that is 5-6 months and a flock that is only 2-3 months the younger were the only ones that got sick but I gave everyone meds. How long after giving them the medication until it is safe to butcher?

    The chickens only got the meds for 5 days about 2 weeks ago then they got it one or two days last week (we introduced new hens, I wanted to play it safe)

    (p.s. if there is already a thread on this topic, sorry, can you direct me to it?)
  2. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Songster

    The meat birds thread will have more information on this, for sure! Best of luck!

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