Medicated feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pjcluckers, Oct 13, 2016.

  1. pjcluckers

    pjcluckers New Egg

    Aug 19, 2016
    New Underwood, ,sd
    This evening when buying feed from the local feed store. I got a bag pheasant feed. Reason being the feed store doesn't have feather fixer and with winter knocking on the back door and it being higher protein. Thought it would be a good mix for the next feeding along with their regular layer feed. However once I got it home I noticed it says it medicated.
    I'm concerned about feeding medicated feed to my flock. I have both ducks and chickens.
    Any thoughts on this. Only want the best for them.
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I'd say its a matter of personal preference (apart from here in Kenya, where all chicken feeds are medicated). It certainly won't do them any harm.
  3. Never feed Ducks medicated feed......You can Kill them......

    You do not need feather fixer....Feed Grower Crumbles to up the protein....50/50 with layer pellets!


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