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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brewman, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. brewman

    brewman New Egg

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    when should I start my chicks on grit?
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    If your chicks are on a starter feed, they shouldn't need grit yet. Everything they need is in the feed.
     
  3. brewman

    brewman New Egg

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    so about 8 weeks or so?
     
  4. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i always give them grit after a week or two, not a whole lot, just a sprinkle like you would salt on mashed potatoes.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I started my chicks on grit once they were eating foods (treats) other than their chick starter.
     

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