medicated feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by acdoc, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. acdoc

    acdoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok If you have like 5 hens in with about 40 pullets is it ok to eat the eggs if they eat some of the medicated starter grower sometimes.
     
  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Check the label to see what it's medicated with. If it's Amprolium it's fine, they can eat it and you can eat the eggs from them no problem.

    If it ends in -cillin or -mycin or starts with sulfa, it's not great but won't kill them. You may need to discard the eggs though.
     
  3. acdoc

    acdoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i checked it and it says active drug ingredient is amprolium. So you are saying the eggs are ok to eat then
     
  4. cjexotic

    cjexotic Cj's Mandarin Ducks

    Mar 11, 2008
    Central PA
    that is correct.
     
  5. acdoc

    acdoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok,since I am feeding hens and pullets at the same place and time would it be ok to mix the starter grower with the layer untill the pullets start laying
     

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