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can I feed this to chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tnaknight87, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. tnaknight87

    tnaknight87 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 16, 2009
    Fort Pierce,fl
    i was wondering if i can feed cinnamon,apple oatmeal to my chickens.And what is grit used for and what does it look like?
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Yeah, you can feed it. I usually feed mine the old fashioned oatmeal.
    Grit helps the chickens grind up their feed, since they don't have teeth.
    Looks like and is small pieces of gravel or rocks.
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    If you have chicks, grit is sand. Parakeet grit from the grocery store is fine.

    For adult birds, they'll need larger pieces of rocks, gravel, etc. You can buy it at the feed store or if they free range they'll find their own.

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