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What and how much treats?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by typsygypsy, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. typsygypsy

    typsygypsy New Egg

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    I'm the new momma of 10 barred rock chicks. They are 4 days old. I was curious what treats are okay at this age? How much do I give them?
    So far yesterday I scrambled them an egg & today I gave them about 1/2 cup of old fashioned oatmeal, not in a dish so they would have to scratch for it.
    Any tips you have would be great!
    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Typically no treats until 6-8 weeks, the egg is fine though, if you are giving treats make sure they have chick grit available at all times, and usually treats shouldn't exceed 10% of their total diet
     

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