feeding baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by peggyshort, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. peggyshort

    peggyshort Hatching

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    is it safe to once in a while feed baby chicks corn bread??
     
  2. Peepsi

    Peepsi Songster

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    Corn bread is a lot of sugar and empty calories. It's kinda like those parents that give their babies juice in their bottles...it's pretty bad for the baby for the same reason. It also may start a bad habit of them wanting junk food. How young are the chicks that you want to treat anyway? Under a month?
     
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  3. peggyshort

    peggyshort Hatching

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    ok thank u.. I appreciate your responce
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Scrambled egg and mealworms are great treats for little chicks. In moderation and make sure you provide grit (clean sand sprinkled over their food is o.k. for small chicks). Things like a little cornbread won't hurt, it's not very good for them and should be fed in tiny amounts and not often.

    By the way, welcome to the forum! :)
     
  5. peggyshort

    peggyshort Hatching

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    thanks so much.. I'm new at this. and hope in the future not to drive every one nuts with questions...I'm so loving these baby Jersey giants.. just needed to know I'm doing things right to protect them.

    again thank u
     

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