What to do with leftover feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by joshram, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. joshram

    joshram Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 50 pound bag of medicated chick starter and I don't want it to go to waste. Is there anything I can do with it?
     
  2. sawilliams

    sawilliams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it wasn't medicated I'd say mix it in... but I don't know the stats or usage on medicated.. maybe store it in an. Air tight container in case you ever need it later on or try to sell it to someone that could use it
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Just finish it up. The extra protein in it won't do any harm, and there is no withdrawal period for amprollium. It's a thiamine blocker, and it's such a low dose that only trace amounts make it to eggs.
     
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  4. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mixed the medicated start & grow 50/50 with scratch grains to finish it off. When I switched to layers feed. GC
     
  5. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i found out that the local pigeons also eat chicken feeds..

    if you afraid about the medicated feed being in the eggs.. just donate the feed to your local wild life :)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Just feed it out. You can mix with grower if you want, but it's not going to hurt anything.

    Or, if unopened, return it. Here medicated chick starter is more expensive than grower or all in one.

    Or, resell it on CL or wherever you want to advertise.
     

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