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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by farmer10, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. farmer10

    farmer10 Out Of The Brooder

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    How old should my chick be before I give them worms or bugs to eat?
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably when they are fully feathered out when they are in their permanent pen when they are foraging for bugs and worms anyways.
     
  3. sierranomad

    sierranomad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my chicks found a bug in the deep litter at one week of age. She went wild over the find...and did not seem hurt by it. I made sure to give them grit at that point.
     
  4. yyz0yyz0

    yyz0yyz0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was giving mine small garden worms at just a couple weeks old, they also needed grit but the did go nuts over the worms.

    Funny part is now as adults they have no interest in worms. DOH!
     

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