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By sassysarah · Jul 16, 2017 · ·
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  1. cassie123
    "Cool article!"
    5/5, 5 out of 5, reviewed Nov 5, 2018
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  2. MROO
    "What NOT to do with eggs - but use em for plants!"
    1/5, 1 out of 5, reviewed Sep 18, 2018
    This is NOT a good idea. Go ahead and empty out the innards through the hole, but DO NOT toss them into the run for your chickens to eat. It won't be long until you stop finding eggs to do this with, because your biddies will open all of the fresh ones looking for treats!
    That said, though, the method of emptying out the shells is GREAT! I didn't know about the water trick. That's cool!

    Instead of giving the shells to your birds, though, try this on for size ...
    Go ahead and make that hole a bit larger, stash them in a cardboard egg carton, add a little potting soil or seed starting medium, and stash them in a cool place until it's time to start your seeds in the Spring. Just tear off the top of the carton, and put the whole thing in the garden, covering it with enough soil to go over the carton sides. Your seedlings are automatically two inches apart - perfect for thinning, later on. Or you can carefully cut them apart and plant each one individually. The cardboard holds water. The shell provides nutrients ... and it's all biodegradable.
  3. EggWalrus
    "Good way to turn them into egg eaters"
    1/5, 1 out of 5, reviewed Sep 15, 2018
    Are you just trolling? Seriously.
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  1. EggWalrus
    OP needs to stick to horses. I'll give this piece of bad advise a 1 star, but I wish I could give it a -5 star.
  2. Lisa Wood
    Yeah I'm not trusting mine with "food" and " looks like eggs" together. They already beg like dogs if they want treats, ice water, grass, just anything. BUT! I do love the eggsicles in this weather. Just put a little scrambled eggs in each pocket of ice tray, add water and freeze. Mine love them..
  3. Cluckcluck1215

    Stop talking about all this if you give your chickens whole egg shells they'll eat there own crap!

    It's nonsense, If a chicken is going to eat a egg from the box, they're gonna eat the egg.Giving them raw eggs with the shells doesn't do anything to encourage this.
  4. AprilDrake
    I would think this would encourage them to eat their eggs, something never fun to try and train not to do!
  5. ChickNanny13
    I'd be concerned they'd start pecking at their eggs looking for goodies.
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    1. sassysarah
      Mine have never done this! By the time you throw it, its already cracked open. I don't even think they know
  6. Mrs. Light Sussex
    Doesn't that encourage egg eating?
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    1. sassysarah
      No, mine have never done this, by the time its cracked open they don't really know

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