can i give my chickies grass yet?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by andrea98, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. andrea98

    andrea98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    in my barnyard....ohio
    my chickies were a week old on tues the 14th & i was wondering if i could give em sum grass or i guess how often ( cuz i gave em a lil bit & they love it)
    i also put some grit in their food .. very little just enuff that you can see it in their feed but by far have more food
    these are my first chickies so any help would be great!!!!
    .... is there any thing else i should or can give them now????
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Mama hens take the babies outdoors to scratch and eat at around 3 days, and they will eat bugs, grass, weeds, etc. I don't see why we can't do the same.

    I would not add grit to feed, though. I would offer it separately and let them get what they want.

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