Proper treats for chicks and grit

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by prcutie, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. prcutie

    prcutie Hatching

    Mar 23, 2015
    I am a newbie and have a young flock of 13 chicks. (ages a week to 4 weeks old). What are proper treats for young chicks? Is grit essential?
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    emmet MI
    Welcome to our flock! [​IMG] If you are giving treats, grit is essential! Good treats would be boiled or scrambled egg or meal worms.both are high in protein like their feed. After 6 weeks, you can give greens cut small, fruit like watermelon and cantaloupe, even strawberries and banana. As chicks get older they will like more and more different kinds of fruits, veggies and grains. Happy chickening! [​IMG]

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