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What age can you start giving treats?

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And are there any requirements or restrictions?
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Any age, as long as you are providing grit if it's something that needs grinding up... Salad greens, most vegetables, seeds, meal worms will all require grit, while fleshy soft fruits like melons will be fine without grit...

Just limit the treats to a small amount of their diet...
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Grit is critical.

You CAN give treats at any time. However, chicks don't eat a lot and I'd rather they fill their crop with a complete feed than a vegetable or grain until they are eating much more each day. I don't give anything but feed till they are out free ranging.

NPIP 43-813

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”                  Mark Twain

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NPIP 43-813

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”                  Mark Twain

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Thank you for the replies. You read so many different things. So no table scraps like a lot of people say.
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Thank you for the replies. You read so many different things. So no table scraps like a lot of people say.

You can feed them table scraps just make sure they have grit and don't over do the scraps, just a little bit as a treat...
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