5 day old chick ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kelly, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. kelly

    kelly Songster

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    This lonely chick is 5 days old, at nights if I open the broody bugs fly in and of course little fuzzbutt eats them. Does he need any grits since hes eatting them? He gets nothing but chick starter but he does grab the bugs. Thanks.

    Kelly
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Crowing

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    It wouldnt hurt to sprinkle a little chick grit or course sand on his food, but I think that he will be okay without it.


    Chel
     
  3. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

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    baby chicks need grit to help them digest thier food
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

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    my 4 weekers tore a centipede/millipede into pieces and ate him, is that okay?
     

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