Incubatiing Eggs from Chickens Treated with Anti-Biotics?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Pupsnpullets, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that I have to withhold the eggs from chickens treated with anti-biotics, but was wondering if those eggs could be incubated? Has anyone done this?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I have and had no problems, but from what i seem to recall, some other members do have concerns about doing so. I just thought i'd give it a shot and see what happened - nothing out of the usual and they are now adults and laying very nicely.

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it seems such a waste to ditch the eggs when I friend is setting up her incubator and has 6 spots left.....
     
  4. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It's no problem at all. I have done it before. I have no idea way anyone would think it was a problem, maybe you can't claim the chicks to be "organic"?
     

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