Should I provide grit

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Easter eggers, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I provide grit for my hens if I only feed a commercial diet
     
  2. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should not need grit to process commercial feed. If they have access to any plants or you give them any treats, make sure to give them grit.
     
  3. Five Dog Farm

    Five Dog Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls are alowwwed to free range during the day and are fed layer pellets. I still offer them grit and oystershell. I only have 10 hens so bag of each of those will last me years. If the need it it's there.
     

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