Limestone Granules or Calcium Carbonate is used as food supplement for horses, tortoise, turtles, snails, reptiles, pigeons, chickens, ducks, poultry, and many other animals.
Limestone is a good source of calcium for all birds and the granules can also be used to soak up moisture or dampness in pigeon lofts.
Horses; calcium is required for healthy bone, tissue, and hoof development. Limestone granules can be used as an antacid and helping to avoid digestive upsets. The calcium in limestone granules is especially useful as a balanced supplement to grain feeds, such as wheat, which are high in phosphorus.
Chickens, ducks, geese, guinea fowl, and other poultry; limestone granules are easily digested and easily added to pigeon and poultry food, especially grain feeds, where it complements the grain’s phosphorus contents. In poultry it is essential for egg shell development, healthy bone development, and healthy tissues.
If you are unfamiliar with using limestone granules as a food supplement, please seek the advice of a vet or animal dietician, for correct dosages.