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Unsure of Starter Mash...opinions???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kikidee, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. kikidee

    kikidee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2011
    San Clemente
    I went to my local feed store and I asked for starter mash for my ducks. I asked if it was unmedicated and they said they didn't know, but it was the only one they had and that everyone who came used it. I bought it, but I'm afraid to feed it to my ducklings now (they aren't born yet, 5 days till hatch date). So should I use it? Is there some say to figure out if it is medicated or not? It just came in a big brown bag that says Starter Mash haha, this place is a little family owned store.
  2. kikidee

    kikidee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2011
    San Clemente
    plz help?
  3. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

    Jun 7, 2011
    What the brand or you could post a pic that would let me know
  4. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Um, sorry, but how pathetic is that -- the staff of the feed store "doesn't know?" All they have to do is look at the tag - if it doesn't say "MEDICATED" in fairly large print and have an active ingredient/purpose statement, its NOT medicated.

    Sorry, but its a pet peeve of mine when staff at a store doesn't know the first thing about their products, policies, prices, etc.

    Does the bag it came in have a label? It will say if its medicated. Perhaps they are repackaging from bulk into generic bags -- in that case it might not be properly labeled. But the staff still should know something that basic.
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2011

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