Chicks outside in grass, need grit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lakeontariochicks, May 17, 2010.

  1. lakeontariochicks

    lakeontariochicks Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 12, 2010
    Lake Ontario, NY
    The girls are going outside today. Our lawn is really thick, and honestly where their run is, I wonder how many little stones they will be able to find for grit.
    Should I put a dish of grit out there for them, until they have the grass all gone, and I can see if there is any stones or grit there?
  2. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 19, 2009
    When in doubt, provide grit.
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Yes indeed! I would supply the grit!
  4. Backyard_Chicken_rancher

    Backyard_Chicken_rancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    Even though mine has small stones in around the yard I still throw grit in the run to them just to be on the safe side they love it I throw it in at night when they are all roosting and in the moring they come and scratch and then eat it so it's all good for me and them.
    You may want to try that.

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