crickets as a snack?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by countrygirl4513, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do you recommend about crickets as a snack? i found a place to order them any size(age). about 5.00 for a hundred. i thought my peeps would love it, since the killling frost has run all the bugs back underground. and they so enjoy chasing flying insects.
     
  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sounds good. It will be a hoot to watch them chase the crickets around.
     
  3. pdavis7484

    pdavis7484 Out Of The Brooder

    My RIR's love crickets. I usually have to buy about five dozen a week to split between my frogs and chickens.
     
  4. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You might want to try bigger ones, not the babies. We thought ours would like crickets over the winter time; we had some of the smaller crickets, and the chickens acted like they couldn't see them, and weren't interested.
     

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