when can I start giving treats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by erindubb, May 17, 2010.

  1. erindubb

    erindubb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2010
    I think it will help them like us - How old can I start? They are one week.
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I started w/bits of chopped up hard boiled eggs when they were that age. Some say to wait a few weeks, but mine turned out just fine. Once you begin giving things other than formulated feed, you'll want to "salt" their feed with grit though. I would only give very mild treats (easy on the stomach), and I would only offer one kind of treat at a time, to make sure their digestive track doesn't get thrown into chaos.

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