Grit to chicks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cposz, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. cposz

    cposz Songster

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    I have read here that you can give your young chicks grit to help them digest treats and things, but at what age can your chicks eat the same size grit as the hens get?

    I have a couple of 8 week olds. Can they have the same grit I give my adult hens?
     
  2. 39jdeere

    39jdeere In the Brooder

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    6 weeks you can shift them to the same grit your giving your older birds
     
  3. cposz

    cposz Songster

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    Thank you - this is very helpful. I'll feel alot better about giving them some treats now ...
     

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