Can Baby Chicks Eat Crickets?

Baby chicks can eat crickets. So when can chicks start eating crickets? How much can they eat? Find out below!

Crickets are highly nutritious for chicks as they are rich in protein, fat, calcium, and other beneficial nutrients.

In the first 48 hours of their life, you do not have to feed your chicks at all. After the first 48 hours, you may start feeding crickets to your chicks.

Chicks can eat live crickets. You may choose to toss the live crickets on the ground for the chicks to eat them.

Baby chicks can eat crickets in moderate amounts. During waiting period, help them adapt to starter feed as their primary meal.