need reassurance

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AngieChick, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    My girls are about 3 1/2 weeks old, they have been eating medicated starter and Miss Priss yogurt recipe and they seem to be thriving. I moved them out into their yard and the coop last night (with a lamp). Their run has several inches of river sand in it for bedding. My question is, now that they are eating the occasional bug (I gave them mealworms, yum yum) and grass will the sand in the run provide all the grit they need? From previous posts, that's my understanding, but I just want to double check. I know this topic has been covered to the extreme & I'm sure I'm just being paranoid, I just don't want to cause any health issues in my little dears.

    Thanks so much,

  2. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    I think sand is perfect grit for their age.
  3. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    Thanks so much, I thought so, I just wanted to be sure. I am sure at some point I will chill out and feel a bit more confident, experience can do wonders.....[​IMG]
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Sounds like you know what your doing! Now take a deep breath and sit back and enjoy them![​IMG]

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