Just a simple question abt feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by HOTONE, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. HOTONE

    HOTONE Out Of The Brooder

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    All i need to know is how do i give the chickens oyster shells....do i put in their layer feed or a bowl will do. I also have grit for my chicks do i do the same for them? thanks all for your help...[​IMG]
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I give oyster shells and grit in a bowl to the side.
     
  3. HOTONE

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    so they know to eat it?
     
  4. countrygirl74

    countrygirl74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they know to eat it when they need it... it's best to put it on the side in a bowl so they can regulate how much to get. Also, if you have roosters, especially not good to add to the feed. Roosters don't need that extra calcium and know not to eat so much of it.
     

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