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large crop in my chick

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  1. Mojo
    Member

    Hi, i have 8 three week old chicks and i hav noticed 1 of them has a large crop, is this normal? also when do i start to feed them Grit?

    Jo
    Posted 4 years ago #
  2. Mama
    Member

    Hi Jo ,you can give them grit at any time ,sometimes included in the feed but never the less it doesn't hurt to provide it ad lib .A chicks crop full is a good sign ,greedy guts .lol Mama

    Goose Girl
    Posted 4 years ago #
  3. Mojo
    Member

    should it say on the bag of the chick crumb? if so would it say grit or does it have another name?
    Thanks Mama x

    Jo
    Posted 4 years ago #
  4. Jo it depends what make of chick crumb you have but think its best to buy a bag of the special chicken grit, it will be for sale where ever you buy your food from

    mo x
    Posted 4 years ago #
  5. Mojo
    Member

    i buy the small holder range baby chick crumb. may give them a call and ask if theres grit in it.

    Jo
    Posted 4 years ago #

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