Do chickens need grit to digest corn?

WhiteLeghorn2

Songster
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Hi, just out of curiosity, does a chicken need grit to digest cracked corn? Thanks.
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BantamLover21

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Jul 24, 2013
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Yes, they do. Chickens need grit to help them grind up hard or fiberous foods (grass, seeds, etc.), and I think corn counts as hard.
 

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