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corn for 6 week old chicks? Please advise

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by goldeneggtees, May 11, 2009.

  1. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    Hi, can I give them mashed up corn without feeding grit or am I asking for trouble?
     
  2. upthecreek

    upthecreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 18, 2009
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    Sure you can . Are you giving them anything else but that ? A good chick starter would offer all the essentials that chicks require and it's OK to add corn(crushed) , wheat , oats , etc . Grit is inexpensive and only needed when feeding whole grains .
    Best of luck ,
    Shannon


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  3. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    Hi, thanks! Actually the mashed up corn was as a treat from our dinner table. But in the end I decided not to give it to them. I didn't want any problems since I don't have grit. I have to go get some additional supplies and will make sure grit is on the list [​IMG]
     

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