new chicks

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by squat, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. squat

    squat Out Of The Brooder

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    When do we start giving chicks (ours are 2-4 weeks old) grit and scratch?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    You start grit when your chicks are eating foods other than their chick starter.
    I only offer scratch in the wintertime. I wouldn't offer it to very young chicks as it's harder to digest.
     

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