Feeding chickens their own egg shells

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChirpyChicks1, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster

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    Should you wash the egg shells before breaking them up?
     

  2. TOP KNOT

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    I put the shells into a container and leave out on the deck in the hot sun. This kills and bacteria. In the winter throw into the hot oven for a few minutes. If you are baking something put them in for the ride.I smash them up with a potato masher.
     

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