Can you eat the eggs?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by new chick 203, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. new chick 203

    new chick 203 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody hen has been isolated with her babies for 5 weeks eating medicated chick starter with them. She laid her first egg in months today. Can I eat the eggs? I can't figure out how to feed her anything different from the babies. Thanks.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    new chick 203 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These babies went for the oyster shell, so I took it out. They are determined to do everything mama does.
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  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard of people making mesh cages around feeders, with holes big enough for the chicks to pop in and out, but the hen can't get in. Hope this helps! [​IMG]
     

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