How soon do chicks need grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Real McChicks, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Real McChicks

    Real McChicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 20, 2011
    I've read various things- from 2 days to 2 weeks, or not until they are eating foods other than the chick grit. So- when should they get grit?
    Also- how long do they need the chick starter? I got a 25 lb bag (for 4 chicks)- not sure how long it lasts or how long they need that type of feed.
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    They don't need it until you're feeding them something other than just starter.

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