Hard Boiled Mashed Egg Ok For Chicks on Daily Basis?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Here chickie chickie!, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Here chickie chickie!

    Here chickie chickie! In the Brooder

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    Fed a mashed up hard-boiled egg to my two-week old babies and they gobbled it up like they'd never eaten before! Can I add that to their daily diet as a supplement to their starter feed and if so, do I need to provide them with grit?[​IMG]
     
  2. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Songster

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    Grit isn't necessary for them to digest chopped hard boiled egg.

    I don't think I'd feed it to them EVERY day, maybe every 2nd or 3rd day. I've noticed if I give my chicks a whole bowl full everyday, it makes their pooh very runny.

    For everyone over a month old, I do sprinkle a tablespoon of egg over their breakfast, and have noticed no ill effect.
     

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