Treats and entertainment for chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by henry19952, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. henry19952

    henry19952 Out Of The Brooder

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    What are some things I can give to my 3 week old BO's for treats and entertainment??
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Okay, I siing to my baby chicks and I cluck at them like a mamma hen does and touch them ever since they were born....So I'm mamma! No extra special treats. Lots of clean water and clean brooder!
     
  3. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set and talk to mine [​IMG] so fun to watch them and they look so interested

    in what I say. I also give my chicks kitty toys. Like the little balls that have bells in

    them. Also cut up toilet paper rolls are fun for them. I had a chick that would roll

    them around his brooder [​IMG] I also try and give them stuffed animals or a feather

    duster to snuggle up in, Especially if it's all alone with no other chicks. As far as treats

    go, they like watermelon. Oatmeal is good, scrambled eggs, chopped up boiled eggs,

    bananas to. [​IMG] have fun.

    -Becca
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  5. soap&eggs

    soap&eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    day 3 i start giving crushed old fashion cooking oatmeal ( not the instant ) on top of feed...day 5 bits of breads..after a few days when i put hand in & call..chick-chick- chick...they come running to eat out of hand..sitting like trained house birds...oatmeal also helps in keeping them from pastin up(poo on bum) ... i will toss in any leftovers from meals...i had to winter in house..in kitchen seramas..when i sat down for meals little hen would make so much fuss when food went into my mouth & not hers !!!
     

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