First Mealworms!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by saginawmom, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. saginawmom

    saginawmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry no pics! But it was so cute seeing them eat them! Josie, the BO, was the piggy... like always! If there are treats, she gets most of them! She is the top chick though. Melody and Valerie, the RIR, got one each I think. How many mealworms do you give as treats? The girls are about 3 weeks. I got 2 out for each one, but then got a couple more out since Josie got most of them. I sound like such a Mom! lol [​IMG]
     
  2. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love watching my chickens go crazy over worms [​IMG] ITS SOO FUNNEH!!
    and cute at the same time. Cause my chickens spend literally 10 minutes somtimes just chasing the one who has a worm [​IMG]
     
  3. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has been my experience that overfeeding mealworms to young chicks can cause diahrhea. Go slow at first, one or two max.
     
  4. saginawmom

    saginawmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Denni! i was wondering how many were ok.
     
  5. midd2005

    midd2005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    next time you could try holding your little piggy and letting the rest get their share first. then, put her down and she will get the rest.
     
  6. saginawmom

    saginawmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thats what I did after she already ate 3! Poor RIRs! lol
     

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