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when can chicks have bread

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lra2000us, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. lra2000us

    lra2000us New Egg

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    I have 5 day old chicks and I was wondering when they can have bread? I also want to know when can they go without a heat light? I have them in my house and I have a wood stove in my living room and so the temp is kept around 84-86.
     
  2. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Personally I won't give bread to a chick, a full size hen I will no problem. Chicks need the starter feed, it has what they need.
    Bread would require grit, it's just to much trouble for week old chicks. I follow the rule that when they're fully feathered at 8
    weeks, then they can eat what the big girls eat.
    Boiled egg would be a better treat for your week olds.[​IMG]
     
  3. lra2000us

    lra2000us New Egg

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    Awesome, thanks for the info.
     

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