Chicks and Grit, DE

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lincoln Road Farm, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Lincoln Road Farm

    Lincoln Road Farm Hatching

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    Do chicks need grit to digest their crumbles? Any point in giving them DE at this stage?
     
  2. SimplyForties

    SimplyForties Songster

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    They don't need grit to eat their chick starter. They shouldn't need grit until they start to eat outside food or treats. I'd worry about giving them DE now because of respiratory issues. Wait until they are grown.
     

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