will chicks eat them self to death

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cary 1973, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. cary 1973

    cary 1973 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I put a peice of 7 grain whole wheat breed in there cage for a treat now they descovered it and going crazy but they have been going at it for like 10 min im going to take it out till i get a answear but i know some puppys will eat till there bellys expoled did not know abut chicks
  2. TheRookie

    TheRookie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chickens are not going to eat themselves til they explode. They are somewhat more intelligent than dogs in that respect anyway. You have nothing to worry about.
  3. BackyardCoop

    BackyardCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2012
    Cornish X's will eat until they have heart attacks. But they were bred to do so. It is why they must be butchered within 6-8 weeks.

    Any other chicken is going to know when enough is enough from what I've seen.
  4. cary 1973

    cary 1973 Chillin' With My Peeps

    my chicks thank you they got there bread back and went crazy the second i put it back in

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