Can I let my chicks pick through grass?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AZchickens17, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can i cut some grass from my lawn and give ii to my chicks? Should I combine the grass with dirt?

  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

    Nov 7, 2012
    It is actually better to pull a plug of sod with soil and grass attached. That way they will pluck grass that is the right length for them to safely eat instead of eating long pieces like spaghetti. They will get much benefit from the sod, including the soil. Put it upside down in their brooder. Make sure the lawn has not been treated.

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