chick grit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by questions543, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. questions543

    questions543 Songster

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    Im going to feed my chickens crushed oyster shells, can I feed chicks crushed oyster shells.
     
  2. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    Yes
     
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

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    The chicks don't need the extra calcium in oyster shells. Oyster shells are not grit. If you feel they need grit use sand or fine gravel if they don't have excess to the ground.
     

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