Poult snacks?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by CDennis, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    Other than game bird starter/chick starter with extra protein like scrambled eggs. What type of snacks are ok to give young poults? Can they have fruit and veggies? How about dairy products. I know they should not be fed things for the outdoors like worms, grass and such. But I would love to give them a little extra in their diet.
  2. Barry

    Barry Chillin' With My Peeps

    This a bump, not an answer. I have 4 poults that I would like to make friends with and would also like to know what they would like to eat in the way of treats.
  3. CCCChickenman

    CCCChickenman Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 26, 2009
    Canon City, CO
    Our 6- 8 week out poults love to snack on what we give our hens, which is Ramen Noodles(cooked & cooled) very small pieces of bread, their favorite is small bits of American cheese slices!!They'll jump 4'high and try and take the cheese while it's still in the wrapper
    p.s. they also love Red & White Millet W/Sunflower Seeds [​IMG]
  4. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    CA High Desert
    Mine love grapes. I give them lots of leftovers, even meat and fish. Nothing goes to waste. Good snacks would be yams, cooked or raw grated carrots, greens, watermelon on hot days, any fallen fruits from the orchard or garden. It should not be rotten but it does not have to be top quality either. They don't care.
  5. medan

    medan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2010
    mine love anything geen out of the garden I think you are suppose to make sure they have grit I supply mine with marble chips

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