Grit and Oyster Shell: Do Your Chickens Need Them?

Unfortunately a lot of people think that grit and oyster shell are the same thing.

They are not.

Your hens require both oyster shell and grit. Without it, serious health issues can arise, such as Sour Crop and Brittle Bones.

So now we know that our ladies need oyster shell and grit as additives to their diet, but why do they need them?

Keep reading to learn why your hens need them, how much they need and how to feed it to them.

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4 Responses to Grit and Oyster Shell: Do Your Chickens Need Them?

  1. Henk says:

    “The grit is always better at the other side of the street”.

  2. )@luis says:

    I’m still reading the title and cracking up!

  3. OD says:

    Thx …. food’s gonna be a YUGE issue in the near future, especially with US pork and bird producers selling out to China …. famine, pestilence, plague and death

    for details, see ‘locust plague’ across MENA and now into Pakiville and India. Asia’s rice up next

  4. Beaches says:

    Always enjoy your farm – life posts.

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