When can I start giving chicks grit and treats?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kellgirl360, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. kellgirl360

    kellgirl360 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 11, 2013
    I am getting 6 Speckled Sussex chicks today and I want to know when they can start having grit and treats? Also, do I give them grit in moderation or free choice? Thanks.
  2. chickenchick29

    chickenchick29 New Egg

    Feb 26, 2014
    Stanwood, WA
    I read that chicks can have "Chick Grit" starting at 3 days. I give it to mine as a free choice next to their feed.
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2014
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Normally I wait till week two but to each their own methods or choice.... [​IMG]

    But I just sprinkle some on the floor of the brooder and let them play with it [​IMG]

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