Medicated Chic feed fed to my layers

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FlightsofFancy, Jun 12, 2009.

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    FlightsofFancy Songster

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    My DH filled the laying hens feeders full of medicated chick feed about a week ago. I just noticed when I went to get the bag and it was gone. DER!
    So do I need to toss the eggs or are they ok to eat?
     
  2. Good question. The hens will be fine, the eggs.... hmmmmmm.

    Medicated starter is not amp. . It is ampolium at .015 percent.

    You can go to this website and get more information about this...

    www.cargilanimalnutrition.com

    The only warning I see on the tag is "use as the only source of Ampolium".

    A google search for ampolium yeilds a few good hits on this product.

    It is apparently penicillin based.
     
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    ewww....I am allergic to penicillin. I will check out the site. Thanks!!

    Any reason to think the 3 day slaughter withdraw would be different for eggs?
     
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