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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicksinthemachine, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you use? We use Mannapro and we still had cocci issues, they should have already been covered because of the medicated starter,right. How many others have had this issue this year?
     
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    simba49450 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wish i could help you, i fed just basic 20% feed for mine and it wasnt medicated and i have never had a issue when it came to that, i am curious who else has had probs
     
  3. ajablu

    ajablu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use the Southern States and didn't have any problems with my chicks.

    Michele
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    If they are getting cocci it could be something else your doing. It's entirely possible to raise chicks without medicated starter and not get cocci so if they are getting it while on a medicated feed I'd look at other possible causes. I fed my first batch manna pro, used it up on the 2nd hatch until they were 6weeks old and haven't used medicated since. Haven't had a problem with cocci yet.
     
  5. Kecene

    Kecene Out Of The Brooder

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    I use the Southern States and didn't have any problems. I started to raise chickens to get away from the medication and hormones.
     
  6. Cason

    Cason Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use medicated from MFA feed - for the first two weeks.
     
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    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I use Purina Medicated Chick Starter. Seems to work fine. I make sure that they are eating it until at least a month after they have been moved to a coop/run where they have contact with the ground and other birds feces.

    Chel
     
  9. cjstanman

    cjstanman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used Dumor chick feed from TSC which is not medicated. No issues so far, and I'm in the process of transitioning mine to Dumor grower/finisher.
     
  10. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get unmedicated blue seal. I assume I'd know if my birds had cocci, so none here.
     

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