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when to start giving grit?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AnKa, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. AnKa

    AnKa Out Of The Brooder

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    Scratchn By Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the babes!

    Mine get grit from day one. I just set a shallow pan or several full of paving sand in the chick house or brooder. They eat it and wallow in it.

    Wal Mart has a bag for next to nothing.

    GL
     
  3. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks received grit from day one. I sprinkled a little on the ground and they had a field day just pecking around [​IMG] I had a lot of pet birds when I was younger & I just think that birds need a little bit of grit, no matter how old. They are now 2wks and no probs [​IMG]
     
  4. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    I picked up a box of hartz grit that they market for pet birds and mixed it with the larger chicken granite and let my kids go to town [​IMG] They seem to love it and are grit-a-holics.
     

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