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Chicken Feed Café: The Basics on Grit & Oyster Shell

Chicken Feed Café: The Basics on Grit & Oyster Shell

These items look alike but play different roles in chicken nutrition and health. They're each necessary, and they're not interchangeable.

Chicken Feed Café: The Basics on Grit & Oyster Shell

As with children, not everything a hen pops in her mouth is food. But unlike children, some of the nonfood items that hens snap up do keep them healthy. I'm talking about grit and crushed oyster shells. These are similar-looking products that play very different roles and aren't interchangeable.


Tags:   Feed/Nutrition/Supplements    oyster    shells    calcium    grit    eggs    food    hens    hen    sand    shell
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