What treats/snacks do you give baby chicks and when?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by herbmom, May 16, 2011.

  1. herbmom

    herbmom Out Of The Brooder

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    We are so new to this. We got our chicks on Saturday. I don't even know how old they are. Two are really little and the other 4 are about the same size. we are thinking a few days to a week or so old. They don't have their tail feathers in yet but starting to but have been getting their wing feathers. The smaller 2 still don't have their tail feathers and look younger. How do you figure out how old they are?

    I heard people say they are feeding them snacks/treats. What age do you do that at? We have been handling them so they are getting use to us. Only one seems to be a scardy cat and cries when we pick her up. She's a buff orpington or at least suppose to be. Not sure I trust these feed store.
     
  2. QualityPolish

    QualityPolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratz on your chicks XD

    Well, I've seen yogurt and eggs along with oatmeal given to them. But make sure if you do feed them treats offer grit ;
     

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