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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by poultrygeist, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. poultrygeist

    poultrygeist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Put some berry suet in their run and they love it. Thought it would help them stay warm chilly nights. Can the fat harm them? No ill effects after 5 days.
     
  2. DUccleDude

    DUccleDude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No it wont harm them ,but might give them the poops. Corn is the one of the best sources of fat for warmth. And corn is much cheaper.
     
  3. poultrygeist

    poultrygeist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Corn in what form?
     
  4. turtlynne

    turtlynne Out Of The Brooder

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    "Chicken Scratch" - you should be able to get it where you get your other feed - don't be too generous with it; it is a treat. (not recommended in 'chicken treat' list for hot weather use - see list this site...) [​IMG]
     
  5. chickn

    chickn Away for a bit

    Apr 15, 2008
    New Hampshire
    i put suet in the holder out in the runs in the winter, gives them something to do as well.
    i was told that its good to give when they are molting as well, i have never had any ill effects.
     

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