Did you know that chickens eat rocks? They do! Read on to find out how eating small rocks is good for chickens and why grit is an important part of their diet.
Why Do Chickens Eat Rocks?
A chicken’s regular diet consists of grains, seeds, insects, and grasses, all things that need to be chewed to be properly digested. There’s just one small problem – chickens don’t have teeth. So, how do they chew their food? Backwards, of course!