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When to add grit to their diet?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by txchickie, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. txchickie

    txchickie Songster

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    I've got 10 weekers now and they are getting starter/grower crumbles along with a handful of scratch now and then and the occasional fruit/veggie/oatmeal treat. They have access to a dirt floor coop.


    Do they need grit now?
     
  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Songster

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    If you are giving them scratch they should have grit, unless they are able to get enough sand, rocks/gravel etc thier crop will get blocked because they will not be able to PROCESS the other food you are giving them.
     

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