Raising Baby Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jaybob54, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. jaybob54

    jaybob54 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I have 10 baby chicks in my barn that I am raising. I have 4 baby bantams and 6 Baby Aracauna's.
    I am just about to feed them crickets and mealworms. Will they eat them?[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Quote:Those things will eat ANYTHING that moves. This includes bugs, dust, and the occasional child.
     
  3. jaybob54

    jaybob54 Out Of The Brooder

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    THaNX. Should I kill the cricket or will they eat it alive?
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:They will be VERY disappointed in you if you don't let them chase it. Of course the occasional one might get away....
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I agree with Dawn, they would be VERY disappointed if they can't play "catch me" with them [​IMG] It's a lot of fun watching them give chase over the bugs!
     
  6. chickenbythesea

    chickenbythesea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old are you chicks if you don't mind my asking?
     
  7. Chickens_in_a_nutshell

    Chickens_in_a_nutshell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Those things will eat ANYTHING that moves. This includes bugs, dust, and the occasional child.

    [​IMG] and yes, they love mealworms.
     
  8. jaybob54

    jaybob54 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]I have 10 baby chicks that I am raising. 6 of them are 7 week old aracauna chicks and the other 4 are 3 weeks old and a mix breed of White leghorn rooster and black banty hen.
     

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