Feeding Question :

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DixieDame67, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. DixieDame67

    DixieDame67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was just wondering , when do you start giving chics grit and oyster?
     
  2. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I offer grit freechoice as soon as I start giving them greens and delicious bugs. As long as they are just on starter, they won't need and grit. Oyster shell they won't need until they start laying. Not before.
     
  3. lovinthechickens

    lovinthechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as long as they only eat starter, no treats, they do not need it. oyster shells are only needed when they start layying eggs. (helps buils the egg shells)
     

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