Do Chicks Need Poultry Grit?

Do Chicks Need Poultry Grit?

“We all know that poultry grit is just another product that farm supply stores want to sell us, right?” “It’s not very important either to our chickens or our baby chicks, is it?” These are two very good questions, and I’ve got to share that in my experience, grit is VERY important. Today, we’ll explore…

Is Chick Grit Necessary?

Is Chick Grit Necessary?

A common question I get is whether chick grit is necessary. And the answer is yes….and no. It depends on a few factors, namely, whether your feeding your chicks treats, letting them forage, or feeding extra things like herbs. Like older chickens, grit can help chicks digest their food. In fact, if you’re feeding anything…

Can I Keep Chicks & Ducklings Together? Is Chick Grit Necessary? Can I Use Straw In My Coop? What Do I Do With A Hen’s First Egg? How Do I Deal With A Hen That’s A Bully? [Podcast]
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Can I Keep Chicks & Ducklings Together? Is Chick Grit Necessary? Can I Use Straw In My Coop? What Do I Do With A Hen’s First Egg? How Do I Deal With A Hen That’s A Bully? [Podcast]

Can I keep chicks and ducklings together? You might be surprised at my answer. It’s Wednesday, which means I answer your questions about keeping chickens.    If you’ve wondered: Whether you can keep chicks and ducklings together in the same brooder If chick grit is necessary (and where to buy it) What you should do…