When do I give grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crawfordmama, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm trying a new treat everyday. So far, they won't go anywhere near hard-boiled egg or yogurt. I want to try lettuce and watermelon soon. Do I give them grit before or after they eat it? How do I know they've taken in enough grit? Thanks for you help!
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    If you are giving anything other than VERY soft treats such as yogurt or cooked eggs, they need free-choice grit. Just put a dish of it in & they'll take what they need.
     

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