Treats and Snacks for chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hopefulloflove, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering if you all would give me ideas of snacks and treats to feed to chicks. Mine are 4 weeks old now....I've heard yougurt, grapes, meal worms......please keep the list going! Thanks
     
  2. K8tieCat

    K8tieCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls eat everything and anything. Melons, Veggies, grapes, cucumbers, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, kefir, leftover table scraps. You name it, they eat it. Only thing they turn their nose up at is celery, unless its shopped up really fine and mixed with something else.
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine like herbs, tomatoes, grapes, watermelon, crackers, sunflowers, dandelions, plain ole grass.
     
  4. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Maisie1

    Maisie1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine go absolutely BERZERK for plain old clover. [​IMG] The kind you pull out of your garden and lawn as weeds (three leaves, tiny yellow flowers). They practically inhale it!
     
  6. kareninthesun

    kareninthesun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine go most nuts over mealworms, followed by plain yogurt. They've developed a pretty good system for scooping it up. But boy, does it fly! Fruits, whatever falls close to them and they think they can eat, they do, as long as it isn't fatty or spicy.
     
  7. Chicky Monkey

    Chicky Monkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love cut up dandelions, chopped (in processor) apple, carrots, squash and cut up tomatoes, cucumber. Their absolute favorite snack in the world is grasshoppers. They will follow me around when I'm catching them. I pull their legs off (yuk!) and let them play with them. Yes, I am horrible! They also love it when I feed them moths. When my chicks were young like yours, I fed them chopped up hard boiled eggs for extra protein.
     
  8. WalkingHorse

    WalkingHorse Out Of The Brooder

    Number one snack here is sprouts! They go nuts over them. [​IMG]
     
  9. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all!
     
  10. chickengal30

    chickengal30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine go c r a z y for Kale [​IMG] As im trying to hang it up for them there all over it!! [​IMG]:weee
     

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