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Purina Start & Grow Starter/Grower Medicated Feed Crumbles, 50 lb.

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Purina Start & Grow Medicated is formulated with optimum nutrition for raising laying chicks from hatch to laying age (18-20 weeks). This complete feed with 18% - protein and quality nutrients is perfect for a strong start and early hen development. Formulated with prebiotics, probiotics and yeast to support optimum digestive health and immune function.

  • Prebiotics, Probiotics and Yeast: Supports immune and digestive health
  • Complete and Balanced: Wholesome, complete nutrition, no supplements necessary; all required nutrients are present
  • Essential Amino Acids: Excellent muscle and skeletal development
  • Enhanced with lysine and methionine to give birds the healthy nutrients they need for healthy growth
  • Exclusive Level of Marigold Extract: For brightly-colored beaks, shanks and overall appearance, with a high level of xanthophyll, derived from marigolds, to ensure bright coloring for a beautiful flock
  • Key Level of Vitamin A: Strong Vitamin A fortification helps birds grow into healthy adult birds
  • Medicated: Treated with Amprolium, a coccidiastat
  • Optimized level of Vitamin E: A strong level of Vitamin E helps maintain a robust immune system
  • Superior Nutrition: Consistent, superior nutrition for fast starts, optimal growth and great-looking birds

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (min.) 18%
Crude Fat (min.) 3%
Crude Fiber (max.) 5%
Lysine (min.) 0.88%
Calcium (Ca) (min.) 0.75%
Calcium (Ca) (max.) 1.25%
Phosphorus (P) (min.) 0.55%
Salt (NaCl) (min.) 0.35%
Salt (NaCl) (max.) 0.85
Vitamin A (min.) 5000 IU/lb.
Vitamin E (min.) 14IU/lb.
Methionine (min.) 0.32
Phytase (A. Oryzae) (min.) 227 FYT/lb.

Feeding Instructions:
Feed Purina Start & Grow continuously as the sole ration from hatch until laying age (18-20 weeks). Or for a flock of various types of poultry, feed Purina Flock Raiser free-choice until laying age. Then feed Purina Layena free-choice.

Specification Description
Deer: No
Horse: No
Life Stage: 0-17 weeks
Package Size: 50 lb.
Pig: No
Poultry: Yes
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Brand: Purina
Goat: No
Cattle: No
Manufacturer Part Number 3003343-306
Purina Start & Grow Starter/Grower Medicated Feed Crumbles, 50 lb. is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 200.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy chicks Great grower, nice price, I feed it for 16 happy weeks
Date published: 2019-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong and Healthy My 3 little chicks have grown so much on this feed!
Date published: 2019-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Start for Chicks! This is the only feed I will use on my chicks. I have never had any problems with this feed and never had any animals die while eating it.
Date published: 2019-04-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Fair starter It's not my favorite starter, but it is nice to have something balanced between a starter and a developer feed. Chicks seem to eat it OK, and that's what really matters
Date published: 2019-04-19
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I just received my 2 day old chicks. This is the food that I purchased for them. Is this all they need to eat or do I need to have other food and things for them? At what age should I move them to adult food?

Asked by: JadenRosesMom
This product is all your chicks will need until they are 18-20 weeks of age, or start laying eggs (whichever comes first). Then, you will transition them to one of our Purina Layer diets.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2017-09-03

Can you feed this to baby peachicks?

Asked by: KHeddesh
Your baby peafowl should eat a Gamebird starter diet initially. We suggest the Purina Gamebird Startena until they are 6-8 weeks of age.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2017-05-29

I have 14 3-6 day old chicks and it looks like one might have coccidiosis. Does the medicated food crumbles have enough amprolium or should I give them some of the amprolium in their water? Thanks!

Asked by: newchickmom2019
The medicated with Amprolium products will not have a concentration high enough to treat an active case of coccidiosis. You are best to work with a veterinarian to get the most effective treatment.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-03-13

Can this product be fed to ducklings? I've read conflicting information and don't want to feed something that will harm the birds.

Asked by: DuckDaddy
Thanks for choosing Purina. The Flock Raiser or the Duck Pellet in the 5 lb. bag would be what we suggest for young ducklings. They will have different nutrient requirements than the young chick; one difference is the higher protein requirement a duck needs to support the faster growth.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-03-13

My laying hens got into this chick medicated food.  Is it still safe to eat their eggs?

Asked by: TrishaR
Thanks for choosing Purina. You may safely eat the eggs and meat if the hen has consumed the medicated crumbles. The Amprolium stays in the digestive tract of the animal and is not passed into the eggs or muscle.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-04-22

Does this product contain Tylan or Tylosin?

Asked by: Holler Hens
Thanks for choosing Purina. The medication is a coccidiostat and it is Amprolium, not Tylan.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-05-08

How much niacin (mg) are in this feed?

Asked by: Bettse
The minimum niacin in the Start and Grow will be 50 ppm. It may be higher in some areas, depending on where it is manufactured.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-04-02

To Purina Product "Expert" feeding free choice is wasteful. I am trying to maximize feed to growth/cost per bird. I am sure that somewhere someone knows what the best amount of food per bird per day will best Maximize growth without breaking the budget.

Asked by: Max 3846
We do have feeding rate estimates. But, to maximize growth as mentioned, product should be fed free choice. As the chick grows it is difficult to give average daily intake since it will incrementally increase with the rapid increase in the bird's body size. The environmental conditions will also affect how much product is being consumed per day. From hatch to laying age (18-20 weeks), one bird will consume between 15-21 lbs. of product.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-03-13
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