Concerned about poultry suffering from coccidiosis or other illness infecting your baby chicks? Coccidiosis is an intestinal disease that can occur in animals and poultry. Contact with infected poultry feces. One way to counter this disease before it becomes a problem for your baby chicks is to use medicated starter feed. The Medicated Chicken Starter Feed – 20% Protein is medicated with amprolium, a drug that attacks the parasites that have infested poultry.
This Medicated Chicken Starter Feed contains 20% crude protein as well as amino acids such as lysine and methionine. These nutrients work together to help improve the health of young chickens. This chicken starter is made up of carefully selected ratios of protein, vitamins, and minerals. Additionally, is has balanced levels of fiber and fats to give your day old baby chicks a healthy start!
Medicated Chicken Starter should only be fed to poultry for only a certain length of time, and should also be served with plenty of water. Please be aware that chicken starter is not to be fed to laying chickens, but is only for young chicks up to 7 weeks of age. Also, unless instructed by a veterinarian, never feed Medicated Chicken Starter Feed to waterfowl (ducks or geese). For specific feed options for waterfowl, please see Duck Feed.