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"All Purpose" Sand OK??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by devora, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know they like sand for bathing, is 'all purpose' safe? My sweetie just bought a 70 lb. bag of the stuff, so I sure hope it's OK.

    Also, if I have sand in there do they still need grit, or is it the same thing? They free range like mad and seem to spend all day eating dirt!
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    no...sand will not replace grit...if they DO eat it it will often cause crop problems (they normally dont though if their is a source of grit available). I use the natural anise scented type for cage birds and my birdies always smell so good from it [​IMG]
     

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