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

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    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...

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    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

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    yes
     

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