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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by oliviad51, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Songster

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    I just got 12 chicks a few days ago, and usually I feed my chicks grit with their food, but the feed store doesn't have any. They only have Poultry Grit (it said 8 wks and older) and oyster shell. I read somewhere online that you don't have to feed chicks grit if they eat crumbles. Is that true?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Yes, you are right! If you're strictly feeding crumbles, you don't need the grit.
     
  3. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Songster

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    yay! Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  4. caralynnp

    caralynnp In the Brooder

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    I had this same question. Mine are older and eating layena crumbles. So, no need for grit?
     
  5. oliviad51

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    Do your older chickens free range?
     

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