4 weeks old - treats?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Cluckn Crazy, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. Cluckn Crazy

    Cluckn Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been giving my girls oats and seeds since week 2, but they don't bother with other foods. When should I expect them to be interested in fruits/vegetables or left overs?
     
  2. Ohhhdear

    Ohhhdear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anytime [​IMG] My girls got grass and spring weeds as when I'd only had them for about a week (they were 2 weeks old when I got them). They especially loved to tear apart any dirt on the roots. Not sure what they found on the roots and it made a mess in the stock tank they were in, but they loved any greens I put in. Except dandelions... they didn't like them so much.

    Apple cores, fruit peels, zucchini, tomatoes... they'll gobble it all. If their hen mama was taking care of them in a farmyard, she'd be showing them where to find all these treats. However, introduce new foods in moderation as you don't want to cause diarrhea.
     
  3. Cluckn Crazy

    Cluckn Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, my kids don't eat their veggies either... maybe it runs in the family!
     

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