treats for 2 week olds

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ejstoner, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. ejstoner

    ejstoner Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 15, 2009
    Can I give my 2 week old chix mealworms?
  2. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    You could probably give them a few, but you will then need to provide chick grit so they can digest them.
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    You can see the treat chart in the "Feeding" section.

    I've been giving my 2 chicks parakeet grit (they're 3 weeks old) for over 2 weeks now. They've been getting yogurt and crickets as treats. The crickets are more for us, to be honest, than for the chicks! We take the chicks into the kitchen and put the on the linoleum floor. Then we toss out a live cricket and watch the fun ensue. It's quite hilarious. Don't bother with the small crickets - get the big ones. The babies can totally handle the big crickets and will make fast work of them.

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