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Chick Grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by andrew3waz, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. andrew3waz

    andrew3waz In the Brooder

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    Hey,
    I am wondering if I need to use a chick grit? Or a grit for my chicks and how to use it?

    Thanks,
    andrew3waz
     
  2. Shan30

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    Hello,

    Unless your chick feed contains grit, you will need to give them trick grit if you intent to give them anything other than their regular feed (fruit, veggies, meat, etc)
     
  3. andrew3waz

    andrew3waz In the Brooder

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    Thanks,
    At what age do you start feeding them veggies?

    Thanks,
    andrew3waz
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    I generally don't start feeding mine foods other than their normal chick feed until they are at least 4 weeks of age.
     
  5. Shan30

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    Whoops, haha! Chick not trick :) I usually wait until 4-6 weeks. Some people will feed things like mashed up liver before then but I never have.
     
  6. andrew3waz

    andrew3waz In the Brooder

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    HAHAHA okay so do I need to wait for grit if mine are only 5 days old?

    Thanks,
    andrew3waz
     

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