When do chicks need grit???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Shkittles, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. Shkittles

    Shkittles Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Okay so i'm expecting my chicks in about 11 days and they will be a day old, and i was wondering when exactly they need grit. i've read so many different things.... at what ages?? I've heard they need it once they're on solid food but is chick feed not solid then?

    Thanks!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] i'll be waiting for answers [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    When their eating anything other the chicken feed, like treats. [​IMG]
  3. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    I put in "chick" grit after a week or so once they are eating really well. Chick grit is smaller and has some extra minerals and stuff in it.

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