Egg shells

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by graphicgranny, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. graphicgranny

    graphicgranny Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    I have been washing out the eggs shells and removing the membrane for our chickens like I read on here we should do. My question is why does the membrane have to be removed? Rather tedious sometimes!

    Nancy
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I've never heard of removing the membrane. I've been feeding shells for years and all I do is let them dry, crush them into bite size pieces and serve.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've never heard of removing the membrane. Trust me, they'll eat it. I don't even dry mine or crush them, I just save the cracked shells with all the other kitchen scraps and throw them in the run every night.
     
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    graphicgranny Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks loads!Removing the membrane has been a chore!
     
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