Chick grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Palletto26, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. Palletto26

    Palletto26 Just Hatched

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    Hi, I have some Americauna chicks that are 5 days old, they are eating a chick starter/grower feed, should I be mixing chick grit in with their food? If so at what ratio? Or should I offer it to them in a separate dish?
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put it in a separate dish.Have fun raising them![​IMG]
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    If you're just feeding them chick feed, they do not need any grit. If you want to offer treats that they will need grit for, you can offer it in a separate dish and they will take what they need.
     
  4. Palletto26

    Palletto26 Just Hatched

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    They are only eating the starter feed, plus Sav a chick electrolytes and probiotics in their water. They seem just fine, should I just continue with what I have been doing?
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Yep, with just chick feed you are fine to just keep going as you are :)
     
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    Palletto26 Just Hatched

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    Thank you everyone for the friendly advice
     
  7. Pyxis

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    You're welcome, and :welcome!
     

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