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Some Questions About Grit!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Newchickenmom&kids, Apr 13, 2007.

  1. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering....how exactly to you give the grit?? Do you:

    A)Mix it in with their food

    B)Put it in a separate feeder

    C)Sprinkle it on the ground

    My chicks don't need it yet 'cause I'm told it's in the starter/grower their eating now ....but was wondering for the future! Thanks!
     
  2. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    What I did is after they were old enough to start eating a few treats, I started using a little parakeet grit on the ground with the treats. After a few days, I put it in a feeder and that seemed to work well.
    By the time they were five weeks old, I bought chick grit from feed store (just a little bigger than parakeet grit, but smaller than regular grit) and keep that in a feeder for them.
    Good luck with your peeps. Got pictures?
     
  3. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! No pics yet but hopefully soon!!
     

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