At what age do chicks need grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by imachickenprincess, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. I just got my new chicks! I have never raised chicks before and was wondering at what age I need to provide grit? Thanks!
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    As soon as you feed them anything other than chick starter crumble.
     
  3. Quote:How long do I keep them on the crumble?
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:How long do I keep them on the crumble?

    If you're using starter/grower feed you keep them on that until they start laying.
     
  5. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Songster

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    I started mine on grit at just over a week old and started treats a day or two after that. They get kitchen scraps as treats.
     

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