Medicated feed mix up

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by archerobx, May 22, 2011.

  1. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two year old fed the older hens medicated feed that I give to the chicks.
    Is this bad?
    thank you
    Ryan
     
  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You do not want to eat the eggs for a while, I think it's 14 days.
     
  3. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    won't hurt them. probably not enough to even affect the eggs if they are laying.
     
  4. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you.
    I found were if your allergic to sulfa its an issue but wasnt sure for how long.
    thanks again
     
  5. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are laying right now. I sell my eggs and do not want to risk it so I will hold off selling any.

    Is it ok to hatch those eggs?

    thank you
    Ryan
     
  6. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    First, the amount of amprollium (likely product used) is very small. Second, unless that feed got fed to the hens by the bucket, for days, the amount processed and then passed into the eggs would take a mass spectrometer to identify. You can err on the side of caution, if they did eat a lot of it, for days and days, but frankly, short of that, I'd not be very concerned.
     
    Last edited: May 23, 2011
  7. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are talking maybe, 2-3 cups one time
     

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