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Free ranging and grits

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MonkeyZero, Nov 24, 2007.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    while free ranging, will they need grits/oyster shell?
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Only Southern chickens need grits. Just kidding! You mean grit, H. Freeranging chickens probably don't need the grit if they can find small rocks/pebbles/stones on their own. Oyster shell, maybe, but only for the laying hens after they start laying, not before.
  3. Totally agree with speckledhen.........mine free range.they get enough grit....I do oyster shell to laying hens........thats all. Nature works great for all if freeranged [​IMG]
  4. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    cheese grits

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