Is PayBack EGG Layer Ration okay for my ducks?


8 Years
Aug 25, 2011
My Ducks share a coup with some chickens who's owner just bought PAYBACK EGG LAYER RATION. Will this hurt my ducks? I have read some threads saying that medicated chicken food is bad for ducks, I don't know if this is a medicated food or not. Ingredients are listed below. Thanks.

For Laying Poultry.
Crude Protein not less than 17.0 %
Lysine not less than 0.85 %
Methionine not less than 0.4 %
Crude Fat not less than 3.0 %
Crude Fiber not more than 5.0 %
Calcium not less than 3.5 %
Calcium not more than 4.5 %
Phosphorus not less than 0.6 %
Salt not less than 0.25 %
Salt not more than 0.75 %
Phytase not less than 850 Ftu/#

Grain Products, Plant Protein Products, Processed Grain Byproducts, Calcium
Carbonate, Porcine Meat and Bone Meal, Animal Fat (Preserved with BHT), Monocalcium
Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement,
Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Niacin
Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of
vitamin K activity), Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, DLMethionine,
Copper Sulfate, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous
Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Choline Chloride,
L-Lysine Hydrochloride, Kaolin, Cellulose, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Dextrin, Starch,
Condensed Fermented Corn Extract, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract.

PAYBACK EGG LAYER RATION is a complete feed for chickens during egg production.
Begin feeding this product free-choice when egg production begins. Continue feeding
throughout the laying stage. Provide chick sized grit and fresh, clean water at all times.
During breeding season I feed my ducks a 75-25% layer crumble to corn and they do very well on it. As long as the food IS NOT medicated, they do well on most food.

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