Crushed eggs expire?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chribroo, Feb 11, 2017.

  1. Chribroo

    Chribroo Just Hatched

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    I was wondering the best way to clean and crush the eggs ? And how long eggs shells can store?
    Also you only feed crushed eggs after they first or during first molt right?
     
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  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Are you talking about crushed egg shells, or are you talking about crushed EGGS??? I simply let the shells dry, toss them into the run, and stomp them with my foot. When they start laying, you can give the egg shells to your birds year round. If you only have chicks, your egg shells can go in your garden or in your compost.
     
  3. snow5164

    snow5164 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep egg shells for a week or so, then I microwave them for 35 seconds just to make sure they are good and dry , crush and feed them all the time . I add them to my container of crushed oyster shells , they get eaten in a few days .
     
  4. Chribroo

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  5. Chribroo

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    Crushed egg shells
     
  6. Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a small bucket for table scraps. Egg shells get crushed and put in there. The bucket is emptied in the run every morning. I dont bother cooking or cleaning them.
     
  7. lilwildrabbit

    lilwildrabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was raised with chickens and I do as we always did just save the eggs and scraps from the table even coffee grounds out to the coop they go about every other day they will eat what they want the rest is scratched into the ground makes with the rest that is deposited on the ground from the birds into some of the best ground to grow them some grass i have two runs that way I can let the grass seeds start growing making a great snack for the birds
     
  8. snow5164

    snow5164 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You do have calcium available for them all the time.. right ? Add the shells to that
     

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