When should I start feeding grit along with feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Clark, May 25, 2008.

  1. Clark

    Clark In the Brooder

    Apr 20, 2008
    Yes I have new chicks when should I start feeding alittle grit along with feed?

    bout 50 chickens don't know at the cats but no rats or mice,two small dogs but we had't told them that they are dogs Yet ,and one very understanding and loving Wife.
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    IMO, no, I just throw some on the ground every now and then. Gives the chickens something to do, LOL

    OOPS!!! Chicks don't need grit if they're only getting starter/grower crumbles. It doesn't need grit to be digested. When they are about 6 weeks old or so, and can eat other goodies, then it's time.
    Last edited: May 25, 2008

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