Feeding Treats to chicks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SmilingBuddha, May 28, 2010.

  1. SmilingBuddha

    SmilingBuddha Hatching

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    I have some three week old chicks and was wondering if I have to wait a certain amount of time before feeding them things other than their feed... or can I be giving them treats already?
     

  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! Sure you can start treats now, just keep the amounts small enough that it doesn't take away from them eating their chick starter. They need the complete nutrition of their starter first and foremost.
    They'll need to start grit when they start treats, unless they have enough access to dirt to find their own grit.
     

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