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Feeding Egg shells

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tdgill, May 15, 2009.

  1. I've been saving egg shells in a coffee container in the freezer for a while now. Just started giving my laying hens them.

  2. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

    Apr 7, 2009
    I make eggshell omelets with mine. I scramble up a bunch of eggs and sprinkle the egg shells in them while they are cooking. I let them cool completely and then pass it out. It is a big hit around here.
  3. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    Crunch them up real good into fine fragments and mix them with other feed, scrambled into excess eggs, etc.. That seems to be easiest on you.
  4. gotcha. thanks!

    I have alot saved up... I couldn't see throwing them away and its been easy to crush them down into the container in the freezer. I imagine they'll keep a decent while.(?)
  5. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    I bake mine on low for about 20 minutes, (usually, that means just putting them in the oven after I've cooked something else, as the oven cools down). No idea if it's even required but I figure it makes them taste less like raw eggs to keep anyone from deciding maybe fresh raw eggs might be tasty. I also figure it kills any bacteria. Freezing may do that too.
  6. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Songster

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    Quote:This is what I do. They love them.

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