Losing 1-7 birds a day in Daytona, ANY SUGGESTIONS ARE MOST WELCOME!!!!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Righteous Rstr, Oct 7, 2014.

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    Righteous Rstr Out Of The Brooder

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    Jul 9, 2013
    Osteen Florida
    Of late my local feed store has stopped selling Manna-Pro starter crumble.
    I can't help but wonder as I had an almost non-existent death rate before .
    I've had a 200+ bird avg this season thanks to BYC "dry method" of hatch
    ing .I've been told that I should have innoculated at day 2. Does anyone
    know what this spray medicine is and where to buy it ? Also water born
    illnesses are not an issue as I have 3 15 gallon heavy plastic jugs that
    each have 3-4 gravity cups that work flawlessly as the jugs are sealed
    and the cups are always left empty after the bird has drank it's fill .My
    best guess is overcrowding so as a precaution I am expanding the run
    area to 50'x85'. The main cage is 25'x 30' w/ gravity feeders and water
    dispensers. By the way the reason for feeding everybody starter feed is
    because my hatch dates are so close and the adults do great on it. RR.
     

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