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treats for 1-7 day old chicks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bikergirl, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. bikergirl

    bikergirl Songster

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    What can I give my babys for a treat?
     
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I personally don't give treats when they are really small except for bugs I may find around- they go crazy over those!
     
  3. ams3651

    ams3651 Songster

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    i didnt give mine treats for a couple weeks but at 2 weeks Id think a little yogurt or scrambled eggs would be ok. But just a little.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Plain yogurt and chopped hard boiled eggs were my chicks first treats at about 10 days old.
     
  5. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Songster

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    I wait until 7-10 days. I feed chopped cooked egg, snipped grass or clover, cracker or bread crumbs. I also add grit at this time. I mix it with their chick starter - 10% grit.
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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    If you give them anything besides Starter feed be sure to give them some Chick Grit. Chick grit is finely crushed granite grit. I smash some of my regular grit or you can buy it. My Tractor Supply store carries Chick Grit.
     
  7. Sissy

    Sissy Songster

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    I never give the youngsters any treats until 3 weeks
    then its hard boiled eggs with their
    Hartz fine bird Gravel n'Grit. its very fine
     
  8. bikergirl

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    Thanks guys [​IMG]
     

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