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Kind of a strange question but how long do antibotics stay in a chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 007Dawn, May 1, 2009.

  1. 007Dawn

    007Dawn Out Of Coop

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    poop? We are using their poo as fertilizer in our compost and garden. Will the antibotics stay in the soil?

    Any ideas?

    Thank you.
     
  2. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    it wouldnt be in the poo. would it? i dont think that makes sense. Iam going to google it, but it seems that because the animal must be on a continuous dosage for a period of time, and because some bacteria still remain in the gut and poo that the viability of the antibiotic would be lost as it passes through the system.

    Wow... okay, google says that it does remain in manure, it even ends up in runoff water from the dirt that the manure is in.

    I'd say just incinerate the manure thats contaminated and compost the rest.
     
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  3. 007Dawn

    007Dawn Out Of Coop

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    Thank you! I seem not to do well with googling so really thank you!
     

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