Meal Worms

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by seafood, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. seafood

    seafood Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    My chicks are quickly approaching 3 weeks old. All 10 are doing great and really growing.

    I have given them NOTHING but chick starter since they arrived. No yogurt, no eggs, nothing.

    I was thinking about giving them a meal worm treat one day this weekend. If I do so will I need to introduce grit? Is there enough grit in the starter to suffice? I dont plan on giving them treats every day...maybe once a week for the next 3 weeks or so.

    Thanks all.
  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    Raymond, Mississippi
    I would give them small grit like for parakeets if they eat anything other than their starter/grower feed. Some chick feed has grit in it, but it wouldn't hurt to give them some in case yours doesn't.

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