Adding ACV and chick grit

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Buns, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Buns

    Buns Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2010
    Quitman, Texas
    At what age to begin adding ACV to their water? What age for grit?
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    You can use the ACV right now if you want to. A tablespoon to a gallon of water or proportional fraction thereof. I've used it and not used it with various batches of chicks and could not tell any difference one way or the other.

    Chick grit is only necessary if you''re feeding something other than finely ground chick starter. Ordinary mash feeds do not need grit. I personally don't feed anything that might need grit before one week of age. After that I feed finely chopped green feed in small amounts. I just sprinkle the grit over it like salting food.

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