Baby Chick Grit

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Fresh Eggs, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Fresh Eggs

    Fresh Eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,



    Mi chicks are coming in nearly a week, and I would like to know is it a must to give them grit or not???



    Thank You,


    Fresh Eggs
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    i didnt start to feed my chicks grit until i started to give them other foods other than their regular chick feed....[​IMG]
     
  3. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as you are feeding just chick starter grit is not necessary, but once you start giving treats they will need some form of grit.
     
  4. Fresh Eggs

    Fresh Eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you,


    Can you find this grit at a local an and jans???
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree with the other posts. The feed store I buy my Starter/Grower feed from doesn't carry Chick Grit so I buy it from Tractor Supply Co. I'm sure they get enough while out in their run and the yard during the day, but I have it as free choice. I do give them treats.
     

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