a quick question about diet...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by vclark321, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok the girls are going on 2 weeks & growing like weeds! Is it ok to give them a couple of meal worms during the day in addition to their regular food & grass? I gave them one each, but I don't want to find out (the hard way) it was bad for them. I figured if mama was raising them naturally they would be shown to eat grubs, slugs and other creepy crawlies. I know they love them, but I like things that aren't necessarily good for me. LOL! Thank you for advice. I
     
  2. JessicaH

    JessicaH Out Of The Brooder

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    My babies are almost one week and [​IMG] LOVE all bugs right now! We have been feeding them meal worms and Mayflies...it has been warm here and we seem to have a lot of these critters hanging around:
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  3. JessicaH

    JessicaH Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Here is a picture of them waiting for a treat...they seem to think whenever they hear my voice, they get a bug! Notice Chester sticking her head through the cage...
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  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Just make sure they have access to grit - whether it's purchased grit, or tiny pebbles from the ground.
     

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