Hi TERRY4..were you talking to me? Yes, their whole run is dirt, sand, and grit. I also have a mixture of "grit" that I paid for which is virtually sand & oyster shell. I have a 50# bag of oyster shell, and I also have two 25# bags of gritty sand I bought from home depot. The bottom of their coop is gritty sand. I was just adding the eggshell to cover all my bases.
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TERRY4 that is a good point. I don't really need to add the eggshell. I am already feeding them kale. It's 10% calcium. She didn't lay today so I'll see what happens tomorrow. Some people have said that the problems could be low potassium which they need to process the calcium. The kale is 9% potassium AND a little banana added on top of that. She is a big girl....the largest of my flock. This is a picture of her tonight after she had her bum washed. LOL...she loved it!