medicated feed bad for GOSLINGS???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by M0therGoose, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose In the Brooder

    Apr 1, 2009
    Pasadena, Texas
    Is medicated chick starter ok to feed 10 day old baby geese? My husband just surprised me with 6 babies and its all i have to feed them until tomorrow.

  2. Ducks and goslings shouldnt be fed medicated feed. They eat so much, that they could overdose on the medication.
  3. goosedragon

    goosedragon Songster

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Quote:Check the ingredient statement on the label if the only medication listed is Amprolium it is perfectly safe for geese. If other medication is listed try to look it up on the internet (try Google)
  4. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    it may not cause problems, but they certainly do not benefit from it. The best choice for ducklings and goslings, esp ones that are not being raised with chickens, go with the non medicated feed.

    Taking penicillin won't hurt you if you're not sick, but why take unnecessary meds?

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