Feeding fruit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gpamela3499, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Songster

    Feb 26, 2009
    Catawba NC
    :(can you feed a necturine to a four week old chick
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2009
  2. Brickman House

    Brickman House Songster

    Feb 24, 2009
    Well, I don't know that I'd feed an entire nectarine to a single chick (that'd be an awful lot of fruit for a little bird that needs a more balanced diet!). But I wouldn't hesitate to cut a nectarine up and let my 20 4-week olds go to town on it.

    At this age, I'd probably keep treats still pretty minimal, and make sure that if you're feeding them more than chick starter, that you give grit as well.
  3. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Songster

    Feb 26, 2009
    Catawba NC
    Thank you for the info.!!![​IMG]
    There are actually 11 in the box. Its a big box! It is the only one I have and I find myself trying to find entertain them. I also have a two 5 day olds in another but they will not get the necturine.

    Thanks again


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