Giving cheerios....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jolyn, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    I want to try giving my chicks some cheerios. Do i need to add grit to their diet right when i give them the first treat of cheerios???

    Do i just get grit at the feed store and how much do i give them.....i pour it over their food right?

    Thanks for any info,
    Jodie
     
  2. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cherrios is pretty finly milled so grit isn't really needed. If you must just a tad wouldn't hurt.
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Crush a cheerio and sprinkle it on their feed. Then when they start trampling you you can break pieces off and hand feed them.

    Soon you will merely have to hold a box of Cheerios and you will be popular beyond your wildest dreams! LOL
     
  4. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Do you give them the whole cheerio or do you need to crush it?
     
  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:My oldest one Taylor already found that out.Now when the older chicks hear here getting up in the morning they reak out , cause usually my DD throws them a few their way.
    But Cheerios are fine, theres are reason why my pediatrican said they are the ideal first solid food for babies.
     

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