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Medicated Feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by silkiechick05, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age do you change from medicated to regular feed?
     
  2. Luvs chickens

    Luvs chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at 8 weeks can switch to growers feed.[​IMG]
     
  3. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OH

    I am a little bit late then...

    LOL
     
  4. dovecanyon

    dovecanyon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too... my girls are 10 weeks on Monday and are still on the medicated starter. Guess I'll be going to the store today. Will it hurt them to have been on it too long?
     
  5. ChookHappy

    ChookHappy Dances with Chickens

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    Ugh... Mine were 16 weeks before I made the switch... I wonder if that has any influence on the fact that they are 21 weeks and none seem to be close to laying. [​IMG]
     
  6. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Is it starter only or a start and grow formula? Mine ate the Purina medicated Start and Grow untill they were around 16 or 17 weeks of age. Bag says to feed up to 18 weeks of age. Mine started laying around 22 weeks old.
     
  7. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is it starter only or a start and grow formula? Mine ate the Purina medicated Start and Grow untill they were around 16 or 17 weeks of age. Bag says to feed up to 18 weeks of age. Mine started laying around 22 weeks old.

    Yeah i use the start and grow also...

    I am getting two new chickens soon and would like for them to have the best defense possible
     

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