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Is Fruit cocktail ok for chicks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Juliechickens, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. Juliechickens

    Juliechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey All, I gave my 10 week old chicks, silkies, frizzles, cochin chicks some fruit cocktail and they just love it. They of course are still on their chick starter feed but I thought I'd give them a treat. They like the fruit and they also like to drink the juice. Is this okay??? It's canned fruit cocktail......let me know! Julie [​IMG]
     
  2. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, it's ok. Just make sure you give them a little grit.
     
  3. Juliechickens

    Juliechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for replying [​IMG] I kept checking to see if it was okay and no one would respond [​IMG] Whew,,,I feel much better now. I will give them grit too [​IMG] Thank you again! Julie [​IMG]
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    You are very welcome! Enjoy those babies!
     
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I would be carefull about goving them too much. There is so much sugar in it...and im sure not too good for them. But, definately add some grit to thier diet, when giving treets.
     

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