First taste of scratch today

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CowgirlPenny, May 11, 2011.

  1. CowgirlPenny

    CowgirlPenny Songster

    Feb 17, 2011
    South East TN
    My oldest girls (almost 12wks) had their first bite of scratch today and needless to say they LOVED it. Yes, they have grit because I know someone is going to ask. lol

    Even the older rooster who rarely comes close enough for me to reach out and touch him came right up to my feet and was gobbling it up.

    I know it's a treat, I only split up one cup between the 13 of them (was not sure how much was too much), so it was not much but I'll probably make them wait a few days before they get anymore. I'm sure they won't like that. [​IMG]

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Unless it's going to be over 95 degrees (a regular thing here from May through October) I mix a little scratch in with the regular feed. I buy the Costco scratch as it has BOSS in it and they LOVE it.

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