my serama chick biting off more than she can chew?

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  1. larps1234

    larps1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my a sized serama chick just hatched yesterday morning. this morning she just started picking herself up with her legs
    (7:00 am) . and about 1:30pm i took her outside to a patch of dirt to get her used too the fresh air and dirt, i found her eating

    1. a good sized earth worm
    2. a brown catapiler looking thing that was underground. kinda resembled a mealworm. and about the same size too.
    3. a white larva thing that was underground too. all were about this big ----------------- and about this wide (0)

    i couldnt believe my eyes! my easter egger chick that was three times the sis would not even peck worms this big? all were eaten within 3 min.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Goodness! My DH found a huge cockroach once and gave it to one of our small chicks. I started saying "It's too big" but when I looked the thing was gone already. I don't know where they put it!
     
  3. larps1234

    larps1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update! its now 3:00pm and she has now eaten all together

    1. a drop of yogert
    2. a good sized earth worm
    3. a brown catapiler looking thing that was underground. kinda resembled a mealworm. and about the same size too.
    4. a white larva thing that was underground too.

    5. half a kernel of corn
    6. 7-8 rasberry seeds with some pulp around them!

    i put her in her brooder and stoped giving her so much food! shes fine by the way.
     

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