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 Post subject: Re: Grit shell and oyster shell
PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:28 pm 
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The proper dried shell should last a good 6 months or more but don't let it get wet

Can I ask you why it cannot get wet?

Calcium is lost when it wet


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watson96 wrote:
Des wrote:
UniChookz wrote:
The proper dried shell should last a good 6 months or more but don't let it get wet

Can I ask you why it cannot get wet?

Calcium is lost when it wet


Thank you Watson

Can shell grit and Oyster grit be mixed with scratch mix

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I think they can be but I would love to know also

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Y.barnesy wrote:
Can shell grit and Oyster grit be mixed with scratch mix


I just keep it in a separate small feeder or a small pet dish so the chooks can peck at it when they need it. This is kept in a dry area.

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Petite Poulet wrote:
Y.barnesy wrote:
Can shell grit and Oyster grit be mixed with scratch mix


I just keep it in a separate small feeder or a small pet dish so the chooks can peck at it when they need it. This is kept in a dry area.


Thank you PP dear

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Petite Poulet wrote:
Y.barnesy wrote:
Can shell grit and Oyster grit be mixed with scratch mix


I just keep it in a separate small feeder or a small pet dish so the chooks can peck at it when they need it. This is kept in a dry area.

Exactly what I do also :-D excellent advice PP


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