Snacks for the chicks?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Alliefisher, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Alliefisher

    Alliefisher Out Of The Brooder

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    What are some good snacks for the 6 week old chicks?[​IMG]
     
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC.[​IMG] I feed mine sunflower seeds, peanuts(chopped finely), dried oats, watermelon, applesauce, lean meats without salt, bugs, weeds, vegetables(chopped finely) raw and cooked, homemade wheat bread, and sometimes cracked corn. I try to keep it very healthy. Too much salt can poison the chicks.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana! I give mine pretty much anything except raw potato peels!! Their like little vultures!!
     
  4. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Ga.

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    HERSHEY likes Dobermans for a snack.
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Bread

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  6. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Meal worms were mine's first treat!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  9. chickencrazylady

    chickencrazylady Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Since I got my Silkie-boy the end of Sept 2010 and snow was already on the ground, my friend suggested I grow wheat grass in little trays. Takes about 2-3 weeks but Silkie-boy loved it and so did his friend Bugsey bunny. I had purchased a bag of chicken scratch from our local feed store and the feed consisted of whole wheat kernals, oats, barley, corn and about 3 other grains, I would throw an handful into a tray and cover with an inch of soil and water well, keep moist but not wet. Worked great for the next 6 months until the following spring. You'll soon learn their likes and dislikes.
     
  10. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC. Hope you enjoy the site and return often.

    Hopefully by now you have checked out the treat chart.
     

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