Fun Chick Treats?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sophieethompson, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. sophieethompson

    sophieethompson Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got my 3 1/2 week old chicks some chick grit and am wondering what kind of treats you guys would suggest I give them.
    Thanks!
     
  2. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls love dried mealworms. When they see the red bag of mealworms they go crazy! [​IMG]
     
  3. pauleberly

    pauleberly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cooked corn on the cob. We gave them two half cobs and they picked it completely clean.

    Strawberries, blue and raspberries
    Watermelon
    And they loved dried grass
     
  4. IrishFarmGirl

    IrishFarmGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I second the dried mealworms. They can't seem to get enough of them.
     
  5. Petect

    Petect Out Of The Brooder

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    So far the only thing my 5 week old chicks seem to like more than LIVE meal worms are the grubs I find while digging in my garden. It's all-out warfare when it comes to getting past the others so they can get the most of them. They also like grasshoppers. When I toss one into the coop, they make a pack of piranhas seem tame.

    Pete
     
  6. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    My 3 wk olds LOVE crumbled yolks from hard boiled eggs.
     
  7. tine434

    tine434 Just Hatched

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    I gave mine some live crickets we had left over from bait. They loved chasing them, catching them, and eating them. I'll admit it was fun to watch too.
     
  8. junkman56

    junkman56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My chicks are 2 weeks old, can I give them mealworms for a treat, or should I wait until they get a little older?
    and which is better dried or live?
    Thank You
     

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