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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CharlieW, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. CharlieW

    CharlieW New Egg

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    Hi, My chicks are 8 weeks old and out in the coop and run and loving it. I was wondering when I should change them over from chick grit to poultry grit? Any advice would be appreciated,[​IMG]
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    chick grit is for up to 4 weeks

    size#2 cherrystone grit is for 4-7 weeks

    size #3 (regular size) is for over 7 weeks

    But the size #3 has some smaller pieces. I used to buy all three sizes. You can use sand for the chick grit (size#1 cherrystone).

    Size #4 is for turkeys.

    This info. is off the grit bag I have (except for the sand part LOL).
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2013
  3. CharlieW

    CharlieW New Egg

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    Thanks, I'll take care of that today!
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh I forgot to mention that if they are free ranging they can find their own grit unless you don't have some sharp gravel/stones in your soil.
     

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