wood-for-the-fireplace-from-guy-jacksonTips for using shellgrit to enhance your animal’s well-being.

Did you know that shellgrit is very useful for pathways and livestock enclosures such as pens and stables. Shellgrit is highly absorbent and improves the hygiene of your livestock or pet enclosure. It reduces the chance of slipping as it provides grip for the animal!

Shellgrit for Chickens

One of the most common uses for shellgrit is a diet aid for chickens…In order to digest their food correctly, chickens require fine (insoluble or ‘flint’) grit. Of course, chickens don’t have teeth so they use this grit to grind down their food.

Inside the chicken’s gut (proventriculus), food is mixed with acids and digestive enzymes. Grit accumulates in the gizzard, which with a strong muscular action, grinds the food down. So to digest their food correctly, chickens need insoluble grit.

The digestive system of a chicken mechanically and chemically breaks down food and allows nutrients to be absorbed ready for use in the body. If your hens are allowed to free-range then it is likely that they already get enough grit in their diet however, this is not always the case because it depends on the type of ground they are kept on.

wood-for-the-fireplace-from-guy-jackson

Shellgrit also contains calcium, most of which is used to form strong egg shells. The majority of an egg shell is made up of calcium carbonate. A constant supply of Jackson’s shellgrit ensures they have sufficient calcium in their bodies. If insufficient calcium is available, they can lay soft or poor quality egg shells.

 

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Just stopped in at my favourite coffee  stop  Bella Mia Espresso in Two Wells , while working around Lewiston and Two Wells todayImage attachmentImage attachment

Just stopped in at my favourite coffee stop Bella Mia Espresso in Two Wells , while working around Lewiston and Two Wells today ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Looks pretty dry around there.

Unreal what a life

3 days ago
Jacksons Supplies

🔥 WHOLESALE SUPPLIER OF BAGGED KINDLING & BAGGED FIREWOOD 🔥

🌲 Stock your service station, landscaping yard, wood-yard with a product that will keep customers coming back.
Proudly tell your customers that you are reducing your environmental impact by only buying Australian pine plantation timber, instead of imported rain forest timber. 🌲
Kiln dried, top quality pine wood.
Easily compete with our low-cost per bag wholesale deals.
Get ahead with our competitive prices, fantastic quality and reliable service.
🔥🔥WHOLESALE
- 5KG Kindling bags, pallets 1 - 25+
128 bags to a pallet.
- 15KG Australian Hardwood bags, pallets 1 - 25+
50 bags to a pallet.

For local/national freight ;

Speak to🌲Guy on 0400083852 -
guy@jacksonssupplies.com.au
or🌲Bill on 0429116127 -
bill@jacksonssupplies.com.au

www.jacksonssupplies.com.au/
We are an Adelaide based business.
... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago
Jacksons Supplies

Something different ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Admiring your own work. 👀🚜

5 days ago
Jacksons Supplies

Back at my favourite site in Angaston ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
Jacksons Supplies

We can Slash our way through a lot of jobs now with 2 tractors ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Did you get my wheel fixed 🤣

Deliveries to North Adelaide, Northern Adelaide Hills, Gawler, Barossa, Adelaide Plains & Districts