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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by worriedbaby, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. worriedbaby

    worriedbaby Out Of The Brooder

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    My baby chicks r 3 weeks old on starter food ... But I'm wondering if I can or should give them a little plain yogurt
     
  2. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. I'm sorry, but I'm not sure. I know my grown girls love it. But chicks can be complicated.
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to the forum!

    The yogurt shouldn't hurt the babies! Some even use plain yogurt as a treatment for pasty butt.
    Just remember all treats should be given in moderation.
    Good luck!
     
  4. worriedbaby

    worriedbaby Out Of The Brooder

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    So maybe once a day ? Does it give them diarrhea?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They will do just fine on their chick starter - it is made for young chicks.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    A little plain yogurt is ok once in a while for the chicks, yogurt has probiotics in it which is good for their digestion. As already stated by a previous greeter, keep the treats to a minimum or the chicks will fill up on that instead of their nutritionally balanced feed.

    Have fun with the little ones!
     
  7. worriedbaby

    worriedbaby Out Of The Brooder

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    Ty guys [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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