When to switch grit (from chick sized to 'big girl' size?)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Life is Good!, May 20, 2011.

  1. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    suburbia Chicagoland
    Any ideas when to switch the grit?

    Our 8wk old Java's are between 1# and 2#'s (so getting bigger, but not the 7-9#ers they're going to be).
    I'm nearly out of chick size grit.

    Time to switch? Or switch when they get 'layer' feed at 20wks?

  2. hickchick55

    hickchick55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    All I know is what I read on the "big girl" bag I bought this week. It said 8 weeks. My chicks have just been eating sand, but I was concerned that it was too fine.

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