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If chicks eating grass, should I put sand in?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lovelychicken, May 9, 2009.

  1. lovelychicken

    lovelychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2009
    So I am fairly new to all this, raised some on grandpa's farm but that was a long time ago...should I put some sand from the river into the cage for them if they are eating grass? I have grit but looks too large for them, they knew I had chicks though. Thank you all.
  2. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

    Mar 12, 2008
    Loxahatchee, Florida
    Sand probably couldn't hurt, and will also give them something to scratch and dust-bathe in too. When I give my chicks grass I pull up a whole clump, roots & dirt & all. They have a ball pecking it apart.

    [​IMG] and welcome (back) to the fun of chickeneering!
  3. antlers

    antlers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2008
    East Cent Minnesota

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