Grit and how long

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ClayCraft2000, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. ClayCraft2000

    ClayCraft2000 In the Brooder

    Sep 9, 2015
    I got my first egg from my RIR's yesterday and I started giving them grit mixed with their food. How long do I need to feed them grit? forever? For a few months?
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Free Ranging

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    Grit should be offered free choice in a separate small dish and not mixed with feed. Chickens will only eat a few pieces as needed.
    You should also offer oyster shell free choice in another separate small dish and not mixed with feed. You layers will pick up a few pieces here and there when they need extra calcium.

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