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When to process after Sulmet treatment?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by soehls, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. soehls

    soehls Out Of The Brooder

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    It seems our chicks had coccidiosis. We treated them and they are all doing great. That was 3 days ago. The bottle says 10 days for egg layers for withdrawl, but says nothing about meat birds. Will the medication be out of their bodies/muscles soon?
    Also, they are 10 weeks old. Is it time for the sad day? My hubby and I are dreading it, it will be our first time.[​IMG]
     
  2. seymojo536

    seymojo536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Please reread the label for withdrawal times. Sulmet is not to be given to egg layers if the eggs are for human consumption. Otherwise it's a 10 day withdrawal period for meat birds for slaughter.
     
  3. soehls

    soehls Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info., I will go back and re-read [​IMG]
     

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