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I wanna spoil my babies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by luvorng, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. luvorng

    luvorng Out Of The Brooder

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    What are some good treats I can start giving my baby chicks. They are still in the first week. Is it to early to introduce treats.? Like egg or meal worms? Any suggestions?
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Before they reach week 8 stick to soft foods such as eggs and oatmeal. After that you can introduce veggies, fruits, bread, mealworms, etc. Always make sure they have grit.
     
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  3. bobwhitequails

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    Mine LOVED dried mealworms. They continued to eat them through adulthood. :)
     
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  4. hllewellyn

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    Cut up cooked spaghetti is funny to watch :) they run and fight over it, it doesn't have much nutritional value though so only good for an occasional treat/play thing!
     
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  5. ShockValue

    ShockValue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first food that mine went crazy for was grapes. When they were littles I had to smoosh them a bit so they would grasp that there was good stuff hiding under the skin.

    Yogurt was their next favorite treat. It took a little coaxing (I put some of their feed in it), but after the first few "got it" they all went ape for it.

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  6. luvorng

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    Have the girls some boiled egg tonight. First time trying it and they loved it. So funny how they grab it and run around. Loving being a chicken owner. :)
     
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  7. antoniaaa

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  8. luvmychix2014

    luvmychix2014 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are 2 weeks can I start treats?
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    yup
     
  10. Zoofee

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    I raise Silkies and the best bet is to wait till they are no longer under the heat lamp to give them anything but chick starter and water that has vitamins in it.
     
  11. luvmychix2014

    luvmychix2014 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I tried giving the chicks boiled eggs...they wouldn't take a second look at them lol...fail for my spoiled brats lol
     

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