Can I use this as grit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Easter eggers, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I use sand or little rocks from my backyard as grit for my hens?
     
  2. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Yes you can, grit needs to be the consistency of coarse sand and be sure it is not contaminated with anything. Our birds get all of their grit from running on our property.
     

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