How to make YOGURT & STARTER Mix for CHICKS

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JBarringerNC, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. JBarringerNC

    JBarringerNC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can anyone tell me how to create the Yogurt mix that everyone says the chicks love to eat..
    I tried 2 times already to give them Yogurt mixed with some of their Chick Starter and they wouldn't even peck at it.

    Either i'm not adding enough of something or missing an ingredient, I need to know how much of each ingredient to mix in.


    I've bought regular plain yogurt, what else needs to be in the mix?
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sometimes you can just give them the yogurt plain, but it can create quite a mess! Usually i just mix equal amounts of yogurt with their food you normally give them! It can become kinda thick, but it makes it more fun for them to eat :D Sometimes i feed them the mix right off the spoon, and they go crazy for it!
     
  3. JBarringerNC

    JBarringerNC Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've tried for 2 days in a row now and they won't even try it.. I've put it on my finger and see if they'll try it and they obviously don't like it. I made it with equal parts food + plain yogurt, I could try to put just yogurt in there and see if they'll peck at it.. but I doubt it.

    - They're so in love with scratching around in their food bowl that the consistency must not be appealing to them.
     

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