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How old should chicks be in order to safely enjoy treats?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dunnk, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. dunnk

    dunnk New Egg

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    How old should chicks be in order to be fed treats? What are some healthy and safe treats to start them off on? Thanks.
     
  2. what did I do

    what did I do Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My kids started feed int my chicks grasshoppers when they were about 2 days old :eek:

    When you start feeding chicks treats make sure they have grit. The chicks might not eat the treats right away so give them some time to warm up to the idea.

    Treats: table scraps, bugs from garden, meal worms, grass clippings... what do you want to feed them?
     
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    Btw, :welcome have a Chickie of a Christmas.
     
  4. dunnk

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    Ok thank you. I was going to give them some blueberries, maybe mealworms. Just making sure that its safe as they are only one week old.
     

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