Is it a good or bad idea to throw extra eggs away on the compost heap? I'm being overrun with eggs right now, and I can't give them away fast enough. By the way, how long do eggs last in the refrigerator? Thanks.
Eggs in Compost Heap?
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Unfortunately nobody in my family likes eggs besides me, and I'm having a hard time giving them away. I have two dozen right now, and I'll probably have 3-4 when I get home this afternoon.
I would not put eggs in the compost pile.
Farr too much fat and protein.
Crush the peeled shell up.
Smash/cut/dice the peeled egg.
Feed it all to the chickens.
The shells will give them back calcium.
The eggs will give them protein.
They will love it.
- Gone Broody
Scramble the eggs and feed them back to the chickens if you don't have a household use for them. Crush up the shells and put them in the scrambled eggs for the calcium they contain. The chickens will love them !
That's what I do when I have too many. I hard boil the eggs, then mash them up shell and all and give them to the chickens.
Just don't trip on your way into the pen - you'll get trampled to death