Can I give my 7 week old chicks poultry grit?

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  1. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I was wondering if I could start giving my chicks poultry grit instead of chick grit.

    Thanks!
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I just give mine sand---a lot earlier than 7 weeks. I have a big dump truck load dropped off when I need it.
     
  3. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's what I will do. Thanks for helping me!!
     
  4. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I have never bought any kind of grit from a store and I have raised 1000's and 1000's----many 1000's of chicks in my years.
     
  5. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    my chicks are already outside so can't they eat the dirt out there without having to give them grit?
     
  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes they can----see its getting easier.
     
  7. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Ok, thanks for helping me!!!
     
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  8. carolbiggs1965

    carolbiggs1965 Just Hatched

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    The poultry grit is big in size. My chickens are 10 weeks old. Can they manage it yet?
     
  9. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm going to wait before giving my chicks poultry grit. its still to big in size for them
     
  10. carolbiggs1965

    carolbiggs1965 Just Hatched

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    Sorry mine are 10 weeks. I agree it's too big
     

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