Too much grit??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BerrytangleFarm, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. BerrytangleFarm

    BerrytangleFarm British and Scandinavian Poultry

    Can chicks eat too much grit??

    These 5 little Silkies DEVOUR the grit I put in there faster than their food, it seems! Of course, there's much more food than grit, so it may just seem that way. But should I restrict the amount of grit??
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try mixing it really well with the food that way they don't get the chance to be so selective [​IMG]
     
  3. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Chicks don't need a lot of grit. In fact, too much will do more harm than good.
    If you feed a good chick ration, they won't need more.

    I suggest you remove it and simply stick to their feed.
     

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