Five week old chicks ate avacado

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cochicks, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. cochicks

    cochicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave a few slices of avocado to our two five week old buff Orpington chicks after dinner. I just read that avocado is on the "bad" treat list because of the fatty acid persin. They are still acting normally about three hours later. Do I need to be worried? Is there anything I can do to help them? I feel like a moron. Will they be okay?

    They currently still live inside the house in a brooder. We were going to move them to the garage this weekend. They eat starter and always have access to fresh water.
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    They're probably fine. You didn't give them much so as long as they are acting OK, I wouldn't fret about it. [​IMG]
     
  3. The Tinman

    The Tinman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is the peel that is bad. I`ve given mine avacado befor and they are ok
     

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