What kind of treats can I give to a 2 week old chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Birdys Barnyard, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Birdys Barnyard

    Birdys Barnyard In the Brooder

    Jan 9, 2009
    I was wanting to start giving my chick some treats. Is it too early to start? When should I introduce grit? Thanks!
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    You can give your 2 week old chick some plain yogurt or some finely chopped hard boiled egg. Keep the amount of treats small at this point. Chicks need the complete nutrition of their chick starter at this age, so you don't want them filling up on treats.
    Start offering grit when you are giving foods that need grinding up.
  3. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    Dried mealworms are apparently the yummiest thing ever. Even my scarediest chicks come running for mealworms.
  4. momofdrew

    momofdrew Songster

    Just remember that these are babies and all babies would rather eat the candy[treats] than the good for you foods...

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