What should I do..

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crzychicken, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello My son went and shoveled shavings out of my brooder where mama and her chicks are and their was a little medi food in it and the other big chickens ate it.
    Are the eggs still good?
     
  2. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    Michigan
    If "a little" means less than a half cup and you have more than four hens, I'd say go for it. The "medication" is to impede cocci growth. I don't think it's a biggie. [​IMG]

    Looking forward to reading others' opinions.
     
  3. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it was less than a 1/8 with 27 hens but I only saw afew pecking at it
     
  4. firedove

    firedove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2008
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    In another thread I read that the amount of med in the starter is so little that it will not affect the eggs. Some people even feed their hens medicated starter from time to time to help prevent cocci infections.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    You are fine. Go scramble an egg!
     

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