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I can't find regular parakeet grit ANYWHERE!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by skatcatla, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. skatcatla

    skatcatla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My local pet store used to carry regular parakeet grit, but now they only carry the Hi-Calcium kind, and since my girls aren't laying yet, I don't want them to have too much calcium. I've been to 4 other pet stores and its the same story, they only havethe hi-Cal grit.

    Does anyone have any ideas? I let them out in the yard for at least 30 minutes a day (several hours on the weekend) so I'm not sure how much supplemental grit they need, but I like to have a small dish available to them in their coop just in case...
     
  2. jenichick

    jenichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought mine at Wal-Mart. If they have access to dirt already, and they're a few weeks old they probably don't need that much grit.
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2007
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    I get mine at Wal-Mart also. [​IMG] I agree with jenichick, they should be okay. [​IMG]
     
  4. skatcatla

    skatcatla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Phew thanks! I do let them out at least once a day but wasn't sure how much they need. They had emptied out the little dish I put in the henhouse a while ago.
     

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