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Mealworms?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jennyf, May 4, 2016.

  1. jennyf

    jennyf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bought very small mealworms for 4-5 week old chicks. How important is it that I get the mealworms separated from the flaky stuff they're packed in before serving to chicks? Little boogers are TINY.
     
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    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. jennyf

    jennyf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I emailed the manufacturer to ask what they're packed in also.
     
  4. ShanandGem

    ShanandGem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's wheat bran. Totally edible.
     
  5. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Make sure that your chicks get some type of grit so that they can process the mealworms.
     
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  6. pdirt

    pdirt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not only is wheat bran edible, it's very nutritious, too.
     

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