when can they eat yummies?!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by judocat, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. judocat

    judocat Out Of The Brooder

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    so i got three chicks yesterday a brahma a golden laced and a ee and the lady said they were all 4 days old but the ee is already perching on my fingers and over half of her wings are already feathered. so when can they start having treats and what can they have?
     
  2. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well... I kinda break the rules on this one,but it has always worked out fine for me! Once my chicks start to grow there feathers I like to give them dried meal-worms and boy to they go bonkers!! They sound like there old enough to me. The thing is though that no matter what you give them only start with a little bit!!
     
  3. BuffOrpington88

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    If you give them grit, they can eat treats as long as they are broken up into pieces.
     
  4. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I didn't know that! Turns out I aint breakin the rules after all!
     
  5. judocat

    judocat Out Of The Brooder

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    Would it be safe to give them oatmeal if its watered down and mushed up without grit?
     
  6. judocat

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    Would it be safe to give them oatmeal if its watered down and mushed up without grit?
     
  7. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that would be fine. Just remember, not to much!
     
  8. Haley Clark

    Haley Clark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once mine started to get some feathers I let then go outside for about 30-45 min and eat some grass and play around but only when it is a nice day and they absolutely love it! [​IMG]
     
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  9. judocat

    judocat Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay thanks so much!!
     
  10. RyanFunFarm

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    Grit first is essential. I crushed the dried mealworms for my lil EEs. And small amts to start
     

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