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3 week old chicks.....spring grass

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by culdisaccoop, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. culdisaccoop

    culdisaccoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you feed baby chicks grass clippings or just continue with feed
     
  2. horselover1999

    horselover1999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feed as their main food source. Make sure that they get grit before they eat any grass. How old are the chicks?
     
  3. culdisaccoop

    culdisaccoop Out Of The Brooder

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    They will be 3 weeks old tomorrow morning
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Chicks can and will eat grass. Just give them some grit, too. Also, be sure to have something on hand to treat coccidia. My chicks always get a chunk of sod in the brooder at about one week old, to expose them to all the micro-organisms in the environment they will eventually be living in.
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2016
  5. horselover1999

    horselover1999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can have treats as long as they have grit. I am giving my 1-3 week old chicks treats now. They don't know what treats are yet. They just look at it and wonder what it is.:lol:
     
  6. culdisaccoop

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    Thanks guys .... They are growing fast
    And just want to offer some treats for them to keep busy while I finish the coop
     

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