Road sand for grit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by GallopingGoat, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. GallopingGoat

    GallopingGoat In the Brooder

    May 7, 2010
    Can I just get some sand off the road (or stone dust from the floor of the barn) and use that as grit? I haven't let my chicks outside yet, but I want to give them treats. The reason I ask is that I saw a bunch of goslings doing just that recently. I live on a dirt road, if that's any help, and am quite sure the sand isn't mixed with salt-


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