It's strawberry season...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mycookoonest, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can the babies have some... I've been wanting to give them some treats, but didn't know what other than yogurt I could give them.

    They are under a week old so I'm hesitant to give them anything other than starter... My son dropped a cracker crumb in the brooder and I almost had a heart attack! Tell me that since I'm a new chicken mama I'm overreacting!!!!!!
     
  2. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    They may be a little young yet for strawberries. What I would do is freeze the strawberries or the tops (with a little berry attached) and when the chicks are a few weeks older, and have access to grit, you can break them out, thaw, and they will have a great time! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GREAT!!! I'm so excited! Mommy loves strawberries so why not the babies LOL!

    I hope I don't get into them before the babies can though... [​IMG]
     
  4. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Once you freeze them, you might forget they are there. [​IMG]
     
  5. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mean for my virgin daquiries!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. xanaxnation

    xanaxnation Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine liked strawberries and rasberries at that age... i just pulled the top out about an hour later when they were done pecking it to death....
     
  7. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    My chickens love strawberries. [​IMG]
     
  8. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine go crazy for strawberries they have them everyday now that there in season.
     

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