Alkaline Diet

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cindydg, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. cindydg

    cindydg New Egg

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    I have read that eggs are acidic. I am on an alkaline diet and therefore, feed my chicks lots of veggies with high alkaline content. Will this make the eggs lower in acid?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    http://www.thepoultrysite.com/publi...-handbook/5/internal-and-external-egg-quality Don't know if you saw this on The Poultry Site but it talks about the pH and what affects. Do not remember ever seeing anything about the chickens diet affecting egg pH, it all seems to be handling/storage of the egg after it is laid. But most studies are going to be done on commercial flocks and their diet does not vary much.
     
  3. cindydg

    cindydg New Egg

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    Thank you so much! Great information! I'm not giving up my fresh eggs for any diet!!!
     

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