Do I Need Grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tpr430, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. tpr430

    tpr430 Out Of The Brooder

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    Do I need grit for my 6 wk old chicks if they have access to a run. The run is a portion of the lawn. They have been wearing it down and there is portions of dirt, pebbles, etc. Is there enough natural grit? Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. ranchruler@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No they need feed it is what gives them there weight the stuff in the run is not enough for them.
     
  3. Achickenwrangler#1

    Achickenwrangler#1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chickens will find their own grit in the dirt, I've never bought grit and my chicken free range. I let my chicks on dirt as soon as they hatch. To dust bath and find grit, no worries.
     

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