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How often to give grit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Dingo, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hopefully the girls will be out by tuesday, but while they're still inside I've been "salting" their food with grit. They've graduated to chicken grit. How long does grit stay with them before it's ground down or passed?
    I change their food out twice a day, and they get 1-2 pinches of chicken grit sprinkled on their food with either some steel cut oats or grapenuts cereal for variety. Is that enough?
  2. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    South MS swamps
    I feed it separately, free choice, always available.
  3. Medicine Man

    Medicine Man Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2010
    Apple Hill
  4. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Free choice for food, grit and oyster shell.

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