Grit

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DEBRA56, Nov 26, 2016.

  1. DEBRA56

    DEBRA56 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens are now 3 months old & I found out my husband is giving grit in their food every day for 1 month now. I thought free choice is better. Is this true. Thank you in advance for replying to me :)[​IMG]

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  2. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly I don't think it makes a huge difference. If they don't want the grit they'll probably just eat around it. They don't need it daily though. I give mine on the side now that they're adults, but when they were chicks I sprinkled it on the feed every few days since I didn't really have room in the brooder for a separate container.
     
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    Just spread some on the side, either in the coop, or the edge of the run, or in a dish somewhere. Mary
     
  4. edenrice

    edenrice Out Of The Brooder

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    Grit is good :) it allows them to break up food better.
     

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