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,
  2. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2008
    Texas Fort Worth
    cherrios is pretty finly milled so grit isn't really needed. If you must just a tad wouldn't hurt.
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    Washington State
    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

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    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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