treats & grit

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by raymondjames, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are almost a week now ([​IMG] [​IMG] happy 1 week Bday!) and i was wondering if they can have treats this young and if/when i should give them grit. thanks in advance!!
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:Any thing you feed them beyond their crumble & scrambled eggs they will need grit!!
     
  3. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can feed them scrambled eggs!? [​IMG]
    but the guy at the FeedStore (i love saying that) said not to give grit 'til 2 weeks old... just wanted to ask cuz i dont trust that guy... [​IMG]
     
  4. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't need grit for scrambled eggs. I give grit at 2 weeks, just sprinkle a little on their food like you are salting your food, so they don't over eat it.
     
  5. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thz bikerchc

    this isn' t really food related (well it is a Treat i guess) but is 70*F an ok temperature for chicken play? i want to give the chickies a little cooldown and some exercise and was wondering if that is a suitable temp. (1week old btw)
     
  6. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2011
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    As long as they aren't huddling together and are playing and scratching around then they are fine.
     
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Yes they love scrambled eggs!! They will let you know if they get cold. Their more resilant than we give them credit for!!
     

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