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RED chick grit????!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jenkassai, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. jenkassai

    jenkassai Songster

    Apr 28, 2011
    So I picked up a bag of chick grit today when I was getting some more crumbles. I didn't think anything of it, the bag said "Chick Grit Crushed Granite". I opened it up, and it's RED [​IMG] !!!! I looked at the ingredients, "Ground Granite, Anise, Red Color (Iron Oxide)". WTH?! Is that to make them peck at it more or something? I don't think I want to give it to them. I think the brand is "Nutri Source". Anyone used this before?

  2. chkinut

    chkinut Songster

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    yes, every chick grit pkg i've had (well, i've only had chickens for a little over a yr now)....but every pkg i've had has been red. i JUST bought another bag of chick grit cuz the feed store didn't have any grit for the older girls....so i bought chick grit and i was surprised to find that the grit was white this time. i got so use to the red. my chicks and older girls never had a problem with red....but in my mind....i would rather have white too!
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    I have had red granite, gray granite and white granite. There are many different colors of granite.

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