GRIT - how do you feed them grit

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by joebryant, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    My blue Orpington chicks are now almost seven weeks old. Anne and I have been feeding them greens from the garden for a couple of weeks. I've been putting grit from TSC in a small dog crock but they keep getting it dirty.
    How and in what do you feed grit? Thanks
     
  2. Karlachix

    Karlachix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they aren't eating it from the bowl then you could mix it in to their food. My bag of grit says to mix 1 pound of grit to 20 pounds of food.
     
  3. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am no pro, but from what I have read, you offer it in a small type feeder like a quail feeder. If the bird needs it then it will take the grit, if not then nature will tell the bird so! I am not sure but nature does have its way!
    [​IMG] Joe
     
  4. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are little feeders that fasten to the wall, too. Not expensive, sometimes made of galvanized metal.
     

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