This small sized grit (in a value-sized bag!) is ideal for young birds and full-grown bantams. Here at
headquarters, we've been surprised at just how much our grown birds
love it it, too. We now have it on hand to offer our flocks of all ages,
This grit is simply
insoluble, crushed granite to aid digestion. If your chickens don't have
access to fresh pasture, or if the ground is frozen, grit is a "must"
to keep them healthy.
Older birds can be offered grit free choice
but young chicks sometimes mistake grit for feed and consume too much.
For young chicks, you can mix 1-2 tablespoons of grit into 1 quart of
feed so that they get a little, but not too much.