How much grit should I feed my birds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by certifiedchef, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. certifiedchef

    certifiedchef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have four 6 month old hens, do they need to have a grit added to their diet? if so how much or do I sprinkle it on the grouns like chicken scratch.
    thanks
     
  2. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    You can offer it free-choice in a bowl separate from their usual feed. They'll take as much as they need. If they free range and small pebbles are readily available you don't have to provide grit.
     
  3. certifiedchef

    certifiedchef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you [​IMG]
     

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