Thinking about feeding medicated starter

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CitySilkies88, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. CitySilkies88

    CitySilkies88 Out Of The Brooder

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    How would I go about transitioning my week old chicks from regular starter/grower to a medicated starter/grower?

    I have mentioned in other threads that these chicks were a literal surprise gift from a neighbor. And she had bought me a bag of feed also. So I really didn't put much thought into what they were being fed. I am still not 100% sure if I am going to switch to medicated. But if I choose to I would like to know the best way to transition the chicks.

    Is it harmful to switch their feed from unmedicated to medicated?
     
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  3. CitySilkies88

    CitySilkies88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the info! I have decided that I am going to put them on medicated feed. I would rather be safe than sorry. So either today or tomorrow I will go to the feed store and pick up some medicated.
     

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