Do 2 week old chicks need grit to digest scrambled eggs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by aapuzzo, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. aapuzzo

    aapuzzo In the Brooder

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    I will go out and buy grit tomorrow but would like to try and give them a scrambled egg tonight. Trying to hand feed them so they aren't so afraid of me. They have been on only starter for the first 2 weeks. I have read conflicting information that grit is not needed for scrambled eggs. If there is a better treat for baby chicks until they are 6 weeks old I am open to that as well. Also when I buy grit tomorrow is it the same stuff the adult chickens use? Thanks.
     
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  2. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Songster

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    i don't know, but i would give it to them to be on the safe side. it can't hurt to give them grit.
     
  3. vicki017

    vicki017 Chirping

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    Boiled/scrambled eggs don't require any grit you can feed it to them and they'll be fine just make sure you give them small pieces
     
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