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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

    Mar 6, 2016
    Hickory, NC
    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

    Sep 30, 2015
    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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