medicated chick feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by molly, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. molly

    molly Out Of The Brooder

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    How long can you feed medicated chick feed to chicks?
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They say you can feed it all the way up until they are laying, but I only give it to them for the first 8 wks. The amprolium that is in the feed can cause neurological problems with prolonged use, so I quit using it around 8 wks. They will have had a sufficient amount of the medicated feed by that time. Then just switch them over to a non-medicated chick starter. [​IMG]
     

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