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Does every starter have grit already??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by carress, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. carress

    carress Songster

    Mar 26, 2008
    Orange county NY
    I have a nutrena bag of chick starter, but I've been also feeding grit....I'm running out and need to buy more tonight...or else I don't...
    Do I???
  2. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    I'm not an expert but my chicks are on nutrena and are not on grit. They are doing just fine so far.
  3. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    I just read that the chick starter digests with water so they don't NEED grit.... not to say it has grit in it. My chick starter ingredients don't say anything about grit, though. If you feed anything other than starter, you should probably offer a little grit, IMHO.

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