medicated feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by salvationfarms, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. salvationfarms

    salvationfarms Out Of The Brooder

    May 17, 2011
    New Albany, MS
    Will it hurt laying hens to eat chick starter ? I had some left n the feeder
  2. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    It's ok to give the leftovers to the hens, it won't hurt them, but I wouldn't give it to laying hens if anyone is eating the eggs. If it is medicated, you should not eat the eggs while they are eating it and for a while afterwards (you'd have to look up the withdrawal time for the specific medication) because the medication will be in the eggs.
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2011

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