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New chicks arrived....any treats safe to give?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Here chickie chickie!, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. Here chickie chickie!

    Here chickie chickie! In the Brooder

    Jun 21, 2010
    My chicks arrived today....they're beautiful! All look very healthy and they're drinking and eating like there's no tomorrow...are there any little treats I can give them as a supplement along with their feed?

  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    Right now they just need lots of fresh water and chick starter to be sure they get off to a good start. In a few days, you can offer them pieces of a cut-up apples, sliced grapes, sliced cucumber - things that are juicy. For the time being, you can add a small bit of sugar to their water to give them a boost.

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