Can babys eat...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chicken Girl, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Treats? Like apple and banana? They are 3 weeks old today!!! YEAH! So when can they eat that good stuff? And can chicken eat corn tortilla?
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    Chicken Girl
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My chickens LOVE Corn tortillas.

    I'd say at three weeks you can start introducing them to treats, just make certain that they are small pieces.... you don 't want them choking or getting impacted crops.
     
  3. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok cool! I gave them little apples at about 2 weeks and they were all like OMGOSH!!! What are you trying to do kill us i am not eating that! LOL They are in a box with mom in the coop. I can give you a pic if youd like!


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  4. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine LOVE warm oatmeal. I made a 1/2 cup of luke warm cooked oatmeal out to my 12 hens and they went crazy over it. I have to feed it to them by the spoonful or they have it all over themselves. Its a nice warm filling supper before bed. I just heat a half of cup of water in the microwave and add the oats and stir. I let it cool for awhile before I take it out to them and just to be sure its not to hot i stick my finger in the middle to check. Its so fun to watch them go crazy over snacks. I also feed a little scratch of bird seed. They also love a piece of toast that i tear up into tiny pieces and toss to them, they grab a piece and go running off with it screaming their little heads off. I only feed a piece of toast once or twice a week. Its fun isnt it:) I started giving snacks at 2 weeks old and you cant ever stop!!
     
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  5. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes i love giving them treats! My chickens are all white leghorn and 1 buff cochin roo and 1 white cochin frizzle hen. But the leghorns will fly up at me if they see i have a treat! Its funny! I gave them otmeal once and they did not eat it at first. Put then i ternd around and the otmeal was gone! LOL



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