How much grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jsto, May 25, 2007.

  1. Jsto

    Jsto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, you guys must be getting sick of my questions! Especially questions regarding grit. The stuff just scares me after reading stories of impacted crops and choking.

    Anyway, tomorrow my girls are going outside for their first play date (they're 2 weeks). I know they'll be eating grass, bugs, and all sorts of other things. How much grit should I offer? There are 5 chicks. Thanks!
     
  2. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get the stuff at Walmart for parakeets and other pet birds. It's real fine. Just sprinkle it on their food, like we would put salt on our meals.
     
  3. Jsto

    Jsto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks! I have parakeet grit--I got it even before the chicks arrived so I'd have it [​IMG] I'll just sprinkle a bit on their food after we get them out there.
     

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