Grit (Local Pick-Up)

$4.99
  • View tab below for pick-up FAQ
  • Grit helps with digestion
  • Required to develop chicken’s healthy gizzard
  • 8 lb bag suitable for 10 hens for 1 month (Varies, see our Beginner's Guide for more info)

Chickens of all ages need grit to help them digestion their food. 

As chickens do not have teeth, they need grit (basically little rocks) to help break down and digest their feed.

Even if your flock is free range and finding grit in the yard, we recommend supplementing their feed with grit to avoid digestive issues that are common without grit.

Offer your chickens a grit free-choice in a separate container. Remember to always provide them with clean, fresh water.

Pick-up from our NE Minneapolis warehouse--emphasis on warehouse.

1620 Central Ave Suite 155A NE Minneapolis, MN 55413

M-F, 9-5pm pick up hours.

Orders must be placed ahead of time & will be ready 15 mins after ordering.

Park in the lot off 18th street. Enter the building through either door by loading dock #5, walk halfway down the hall, you'll see our signage for suite 155A.

In cart, put 'Shipping Address' the same as billing address. Under 'Shipping Method' choose 'Local Pick-up'.

Questions? Email milefour@milefour.com

View full FAQ for Mile Four.

How does the subscription work?

Mile Four subscribers save 5% on every order, forever!

You get to choose the frequency based on your flock's needs. Weekly, monthly, quarterly, once in a blue moon—whatever floats your coop.

You can change the frequency and quantity or cancel at any time. 

We deliver your feed direct to you, so you never have to worry about making the hike to the feed store again. 

What kind of feed should I buy?

With a variety of feeds available, it can be hard to determine which kind is best for your flock. Our feed comparison chart (in tab on this page above) can help you differentiate the options.

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Is your feed medicated?

No, Mile Four feed is non-medicated.

Is your feed fermentable?

Yes, you can ferment Mile Four feed if you wish. 

Where is the feed made?

Mile Four feed is farmed and milled in the Midwest.

Is this feed suitable for ducks, geese, and other waterfowl?

Yes, this feed is great for ducks, geese, and waterfowl.

What about shipping?

We ship Monday through Friday. Shipping time takes 1-3 business days via USPS.

Free Shipping?

YES! All packages ship FREE via USPS from Minneapolis.

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