Chicks first outing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by aileronjack, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. aileronjack

    aileronjack Out Of The Brooder

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    We just put our month old chicks out in the yard in a pen for the first time. They seem to be enjoying picking and scratching around in the grass. Is it okay to sprinkle some feed out in the grass for them to eat on their first outdoor experience?
     
  2. CBee

    CBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure. [​IMG]

    I love the first day outside, it's so exciting.
     
  3. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Won't hurt a thing, but why not let them just eat what they find, bugs, worms, anything that moves. They will do fine.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    If when spring has finally sprung you can find a couple of crickets or a bug or two throw that in the pen with them. Let the games begin.
     

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