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Time for hard boiled eggs?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sadies chicks, May 14, 2011.

  1. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are about 10 weeks old now, I am wondering when I can start feeding them cottage cheese, hard boiled eggs, etc. I am assuming not until they are laying?? [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave my chickies hard boiled and scrambled eggs around 3 weeks [​IMG] They love it!
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yep, even younger. My week olds gobbled up some eggwhites today. Just in moderation on the milk products.
     
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    At ten weeks then can have a variety of treats as long as they have grit. [​IMG]
     
  5. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well dang they have been missing out! [​IMG] Great, I have some left over easter eggs! [​IMG] For some reason I thought they couldn't have that stuff until they started laying...too much calcium is what I heard, but I will take all of your expert advice!! [​IMG]
     
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  6. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I look at their size before I start giving my chicks anything extra. Always give them grit if you are giving them something besides chick starter so they can chew it. Right now I have some small 8 week chicks that I have not started to give "treats". When I do give treats I start out small like perhaps once a week (really depends on the week as my children run wild with the giving them weeds during the summer since they don't have to ask me once I start giving them treats).
     
  7. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya, and just strait scrambled eggs....dont add any milk to it for them [​IMG]
     
  8. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do! These kids are already outside and old pros at the treats [​IMG] They will only get eggs, no diary [​IMG]
     

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