How to tempt chicks to eat yogurt?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cheepsforkeeps, May 16, 2010.

  1. cheepsforkeeps

    cheepsforkeeps In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] I just finished medicating all my chicks with Corid and I need to add some probiotics back into their diet. Everyone suggested yogurt, but my little picky chickies won't touch the stuff! Anyone have any other suggestions or secrets!
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Cover it with feed so they'll accidentally eat it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Dingleberry

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    i USED PLAIN yogurt. the chicks and hens both said eeeehhh we will eventually eat it. It took about an hour but they did:love
     
  4. I always put some of their starter on top...they peck at it and discover the yogurt. All of mine lick the bowl clean. [​IMG]
     
  5. cheepsforkeeps

    cheepsforkeeps In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] Great ideas. I'm going to give it try right now! Thanks...
     
  6. mylittlechickpea

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    i haven't given yogurt, yet. but i'll mix some starter and applesauce together my chick loves it.
     
  7. fastpat

    fastpat Songster

    That's weird. My chicks ate yogurt within 10 seconds of seeing it.
     
  8. Manda0227

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    I put it on my finger.. for some reason they wouldn't go for it in a dish/bowl, but if it was on my finger it MUST be yummier! [​IMG] However, once they knew what it was, and what it tasted like they let me have my finger back!
     
  9. cheepsforkeeps

    cheepsforkeeps In the Brooder

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    Ok... I sprinkled it with starter and they make a point to walk around it and some come up to it very slowly like their afraid, others just aren't interested. Hmmmm.
     
  10. cheepsforkeeps

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    [​IMG] Tried it in my hand and had much better results. Thanks for all the help.
     

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