new to chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ccraft, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. ccraft

    ccraft Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    I am a new chick and duck owner.
    They are about 3 weeks. Can they eat cooked spaghetti squash?
     
  2. chameleon

    chameleon Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] They can eat almost anything we can, but to make sure they're getting the right balance of nutrients it's best to stick to their chick starter feed and keep treats to a minimum. The rule is that treats must not be more than 10% of total feed. Enjoy your new flock [​IMG]
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ccraft, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! I love the advice from chameleon! Best wishes to you and your flock and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  5. ccraft

    ccraft Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks.
    I read about boredom busters and thought maybe spaghetti squash instead of spaghetti. They have only had crumble so far. I also read about hanging kale for them to peck at, swinging lettuce they called it.
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am fixing to celebrate my first year on here, and I have loved it so much, I hope you will too! There is tons of great info and friendly folks, so pull up a chair and make yourself at home! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
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  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under ccraft [​IMG] Welcome!

    Totally agree with the good advice you have received from chameleon.

    This is a chicken treat chart from the BYC Learning Centre: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-treat-chart-the-best-treats-for-backyard-chickens

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    Best wishes to you and your little ones.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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