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Appropriate treats

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ObamaBrahma, May 24, 2011.

  1. ObamaBrahma

    ObamaBrahma In the Brooder

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    Can feeding chicks insects and worms without grit make them sick? Does age matter? My chicks are 11-18 days old.

    thanks
     

  2. Pharm Girl

    Pharm Girl Songster

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    I give mine the occasional meal worms, or small worms from the garden. I also throw a small handful of chick grit on the floor of their coop every few days. Haven't tried one without the other though. I suspect they will be fine.

    Do you have a brahma named Obama? We have friends with a llama named Obama. LOL
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2011
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    Chicks will need grit to eat bugs- especially any bugs that have a hard shell. You could give them mashed up boiled egg and yogurt as a treat without grit [​IMG]
     

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