Cuttlebones for the chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by deafguy2, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. deafguy2

    deafguy2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am just wondering if cuttlebones wont harm to my chickens if I can provide this to them? [​IMG]

    Regards,,,
     
  2. fleedo

    fleedo Out Of The Brooder

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    go right ahead they will do the same as oyster shells would i give my chickens them
     
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    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Go for it. We used to live very close to a beach where a lot of cuttlebones washed up. We collected them and crushed them up fine to give to the hens. They ate what they needed and no ill effects.

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