chick treats

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by deejeff442, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. deejeff442

    deejeff442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chicks are 2 weeks now . they are on dry mash i guess it is.they eat it up like crazy also i throw some meal worms in there once a day. anything else i can add? i did try spaghetti noodles but they dont touch them
     
  2. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can eat most table scraps in moderation. There is a list of "do not feed" in the learning center. Make sure they have access to grit either from the bare ground or purchased when eating treats. They really should be on a chick starter feed, not sure if that is what you are calling mash.
     
  3. CAjerseychick

    CAjerseychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My birds LOVE sphagetti noodles they seem to think of them as long worms.... we also do blackberries (we have alot ripe right now )-- leftovers from dinner like rice, gravy meat scraps, breads, potatoes, cooked mixed veggies, my daughters leftover AM cereal, old stuff out of the fridge (wilted lettuce, stale bread or cookies), leftover dog food they eat it right out of the bowls- you name it, I just chop it up alittle and moisten it with water and add it to their crumbles and make a mash -- THey love it! If you grow corn they also enjoy fresh corn on the cob too....
     
  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 2 weeks old the only treat I gave my chicks were scrambled eggs and cheese. I didn't start offering kitchen extras until 11-12 weeks but that was just my personal choice. They need their chick starter and we have to be careful to not over do the "treats"
     
  5. vintagequeengf

    vintagequeengf Out Of The Brooder

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    My baby chicks love yogurt. It's gentle on their systems and easy for them to eat up.
     
  6. bstone026

    bstone026 New Egg

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    Oats always get my chicks and hens stirring.
     
  7. MollySanWV

    MollySanWV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love all different kinds of berries and seedless grapes
     
  8. deejeff442

    deejeff442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put some yogurt in yesterday. wont be doing that again. all they did was walk through it and made everything sticky. i had to clean the brooder top to bottom. i cant wait to put them in the coop next weekend .they are pigs
     
  9. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks won't even eat yogurt. I have dripped their beaks in it before and they drag their beak on the ground to try and get it off lol But yes the few times I have tried they made a very nasty mess of it.
     

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