What to feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by llombardo, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. llombardo

    llombardo Crowing

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    Mine are roughly 1.5 weeks old and one is only a few days old.

    I got dried meal worms for the birds. Can they have those now? I also have rabbits, so I presently have dill and cilantro, can I give them that? How about cooked or uncooked oatmeal?

    Some say just keep them on the feed for now and others give other food. I can start hand feeding them some yummy stuff to bribe them..lol
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    As long as you provide grit, you can start feeding the less usual stuff now. If you buy grit at the store, note that chick grit is not chicken grit--it's a completely different size.

    No idea on the dill or the cilantro. I've never tried feeding either.
     
  3. llombardo

    llombardo Crowing

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    What can I use as grit for them now?
     
  4. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    Welcome! There's chick grit available at the feed store. Buy a small bag. They should be eating their chick starter or all-flock feed mostly, with limited treats.
    Mary
     

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