can I feed grits to my chickens..uncooked

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by old hippy, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. old hippy

    old hippy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a shot at getting a lot of grits for 3.50 for 50 lbs..my neighbor/mentor/hazels uncle..says its just like feeding corn..just mix it with the laying mash..
    need to know ASAP so I can make the deal..Thanks for any replies...Ed
     
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    I would think it's probably the same or close to chick size cracked corn....
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I'd take it in a heartbeat. Nutritionally, yes, it is about the same as white corn. 8% protein, give or take, so not much. High carb.

    In 10% mixes with the mash, I see no harm. More than that would dilute the nutrition of the layer formula.
     
  4. Fowel Frenzy

    Fowel Frenzy Out Of The Brooder

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    JUMP ON THAT LIKE A CHICKEN ON A BUG, MAN. [​IMG]
     
  5. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely!!! I would be bringing some in house as well.
     
  6. old hippy

    old hippy Out Of The Brooder

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    I thank you all so much..just comitted to buy 300lbs..for21.00..it was a close out at a local store..
    Again I thank you alll much...Ed
     
  7. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice message
     

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