Need some ADVICE

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TherryChicken, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    OK so my birds are on antibiotics for uri, my question is, is it safe for me to hatch their eggs still? The chick's will be used for eating and eggs once old enough. Thank you
     
  2. leahthor

    leahthor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, I throw out all eggs when any of my birds are on antibiotics. There is a withdrawal period for any antibiotics that are given, and depending on the type you are feeding, the timeframe can differ. The general withdrawal period is 3-4 weeks after the last dose of antibiotic has been given. Having said that, there MIGHT be an antibiotic that is safe for fetal development but you would need to look at a drug compendium book for verification.
     
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  3. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you, I just decided to throw them away
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, I'd toss em to just to be safe.
     
  5. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Did, thank you!
     

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