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?
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