questions re treats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Emptynester65, May 27, 2016.

  1. Emptynester65

    Emptynester65 Just Hatched

    May 13, 2016
    my pullets are just 9 weeks old and while I've given some treats, I've noticed they are very picky. Perhaps its just that they are too young or maybe I have a lot of vegetarians, lol. I tried an ear of fresh corn. They totally ignored this. However, they love canned corn. Kale seems to be a favorite, cabbage on the other hand is not. Only a few will eat the freeze dried meal worms. Watermelon and cantaloupe is obviously wonderful, they dive in!!
  2. yyz0yyz0

    yyz0yyz0 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2012
    give them time, they'll figure it out. Tastes change also, my chicks went absolutely nuts for garden worms but as adults they were not even interested in them(so much for my worm bin).
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  3. Yvonne1

    Yvonne1 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 10, 2016
    Western PA
    My girls are 3 months and I try out a new treat every day to see what they like.

    Likes: dandylion leaves, grass (short), clovers, lettuce, worms (sometimes), ants
    Won't touch: watermelon, strawberries, FD mealworms, bananas

    going to try yogurt and scrambled egss today.

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