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How many mealworms can I give my chicks at ~4 weeks old?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AngeliqueR, May 9, 2016.

  1. AngeliqueR

    AngeliqueR Out Of The Brooder

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    They receive no other treats or fancy foods; mealworms are the only snack they like other than mash and water. They have access to grit as well.
     
  2. sebloc

    sebloc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 1 week old chicks and was wondering the same. When should I switch over to other foods and when can I start feeding them mealworms? Obviously not for a while but I just want to know a time frame to be prepared.
     
  3. yyz0yyz0

    yyz0yyz0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I watched my broody hen take her 4 day old chicks into the garden and feed them wireworms(which look like harder armored small mealworms). So I would have to assume that as long as you supply them grit you can feed meal worms anytime.
     
  4. sebloc

    sebloc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     

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