Medicated feeds

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Most commercial starter diets are medicated to prevent common serious diseases in chicken flocks. Medications are less common in grower or layer diets. Water Water is the single most important nutrient that chickens consume. Therefore, it is necessary to provide adequate amounts of clean, fresh water daily during growth and egg production. Chickens will drink between two and three times as much water by weight as they eat in feed. Their consumption of water increases in warm weather