Can my 5 week old Black Star girls have treats?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chrisae, May 25, 2011.

  1. chrisae

    chrisae Hatching

    May 12, 2011
    I've been feeding my 5 week old Black Star girls medicated crumbles for the past two weeks when I brought them home. Are they ready for a clump of dirt? Dried mealy worms? What treats should I introduce them to?
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, yes, they can have treats! Be sure to provide grit (all purpose sand, not play sand will do). Meal worms, yogurt, finely shredded carrots, or any shredded greens, or mild cheese, or cooked peas, or dry oatmeal...
  3. motherhenmindy

    motherhenmindy In the Brooder

    May 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Mine are 5 weeks old, I've given them yogurt, lettuce, spinach, june bugs, grass clippings, grapes, black beans, and bananas. I love them!
  4. chickNpink

    chickNpink Chirping

    May 19, 2009
    My girls are about 5 1/2 - 6 weeks & they won't touch bananas. They do go CrAzY over small mealworms though. It's so funny to watch them w/ the worms. They also LoVe the outside playtime in the yard. Dandelion leaves seem to be a fave!

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