chick food - new chix owner

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by florida lee, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    last night when checking on my chicks (3am), a moth flew into the brooder (chicks are 4 days old) and was quickly snached up by one of my baby Black Australorps. I was amazed at how fast she grabbed the flying snack. Of course the other 5 chicks tried to take it away from her, but she faced into a corner and ate it. I did not know that they could be so fast at that age.
    All are fine this morning....still working on the chix tractor.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    If your chicks don't yet have access to the outdoors and grit, be sure to provide them some in their brooder to help digest their "snacks".
     

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