Feed with no grit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MandiRock, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. MandiRock

    MandiRock Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 29, 2011
    Central Mississippi
    My husband wants to buy purina layena plus feed. It says complete feed with no need for oyster shell or grit. Is that right? Even for birds who get treats or free range?
  2. seymojo536

    seymojo536 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2007
    Central Ohio
    That is correct. As long as they aren't eating whole seeds/grains, grit is not needed. If they are free ranged, they will find any grit they might need. Check the calcium percentage on the bag. They need 3 percent. A commercial layer feed should have adequate calcium.

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