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Quick Feed Question....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MrsKemmerlin, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. MrsKemmerlin

    MrsKemmerlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I know that it is better to get chicks that are vaccinated, and mine will be - but should I still have them on medicated feed for the first six weeks? Or would that be too much?

    Thanks in advance! [​IMG]
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    You'll get different opinions on this, of course, but I put all of my new chicks on medicated starter for 8 weeks-even if they have been vaccinated.
     
  3. MrsKemmerlin

    MrsKemmerlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you, easttxchick! [​IMG]

    I read they were supposed to be on starter from weeks one to six, grower from weeks seven to twenty and layer from week twenty-one and on... is this incorrect?
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2011
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    The instructions are not to feed them medicated feed if they are vaccinated for cocci. Not sure why. If they are vaccinated for Marek's or other things, no problem.
     

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