How often and how much to feed 3 to 4 month pullets

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by atomic_chicken, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. atomic_chicken

    atomic_chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Was wondering how many times a week I should give my pullets whole oats as a TREAT?

    They are on a grower crumble right now and vegetable scraps from the kitchen.

    Was also wondering about grit. I have been putting small gravel in their run periodically. Do I have to purchase grit or will this do?

    They seem happy and healthy
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Your signature implies you have 6 birds? If so, a handful a day of treat won't hurt them (unless you're Paul Bunyon). As long as the rock your offering them is small enough for them to use it's probably cool - I just have coarse sand/pea gravel that they use. Have you seen them picking up tiny pieces??? If they seem happy and healthy, then it sounds like everything is great! [​IMG]
     
  3. atomic_chicken

    atomic_chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Yes I have 6 chickens. They are picking up grit so I will assume It is ok for them. Just always wondering if I am missing something.

    Thanks for the response!
     

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