When is it safe to eat the eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PNWChicky, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. PNWChicky

    PNWChicky In the Brooder

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    A couple of my chickens have started laying already and they have been on the medicated developer feed. I just switched them to a layer feed but i'm wondering when it will be safe to eat the eggs? How long does it take for the medicated feed to not be in their system anymore. I tried searching on the forum but i wasn't able to find anything maybe i didn't type in the right words or something.

    Thanks so much.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    I'd wait a week.
    It's not poison but a thiamine blocker.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I'm pretty sure the anti cocci med in the feed has no withdrawal period. Should say on the feed bag.
     

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