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Baking Egg Shells

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kalaim, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. kalaim

    kalaim Songster

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    How long and what temp do you bake your egg shells before grinding them up?

    Thanks for any info!

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  2. kees

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    I usually hard boil my eggs and just use the left over egg shells to supplement their diet as needed.

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  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    I just throw the egg shell out to my flock after I open it and crush it in my hand.
     
  4. portlandpeeps

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    won't that encourage them to eat eggs? those are mine and i don't want to share!
     
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    not a problem here, key word I think, is crush the shells up in my hands
     
  6. kalaim

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    Thanks, I put them in the toaster oven for awhile until they turned dark and boy does it smell up the house!!

    Next time I'll take your advice!![​IMG]
     
  7. krjwaj

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    After cleaning them out with water, we nuke them for 45 seconds or so. then pulverize them.
     

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