Feeding Eggs

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by max13077, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    We used to feed our chicks eggs once in a while. Now those chicks are making eggs themselves, a ton of them in fact. I have a few dozen that I can't give away. I don't want to waste them Can I scramble them up and feed them back to the girls?
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    heck yeah and they will love you for it..Mine love to eat them!!!
     
  3. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    And its good for them too.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Absolutely. I usually scramble them for my adult chickens, but only because I'm too lazy to peel a bunch of hard boiled eggs.
     
  5. Big C

    Big C J & C Farms

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    Boil them and grind them up (shell and all) then feed. This way you can recycle all that went into production.
     
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  6. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    I throw the whole eggs into the blender then cook them up.
     
  7. Orpstralope

    Orpstralope XL College Raised Eggs

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    I'm with JenJScott - let em eat! The egg won't do anything but boost protein and other valuable vitamins as long as it is not whole - I feel you wouldn't want a chicken pecking at an actual shaped egg.
     
  8. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's their favorite tread. I hard boil my eggs. Just my preference. I mash them all up and boy do they go crazy when they see me coming.
     
  9. klevesque

    klevesque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks love hard boiled eggs. 25 chicks and it takes them 2 minutes to eat 3 hard boiled eggs! It's a feeding frenzy!
     
  10. Warthog

    Warthog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to worm my chicks this week, they hadn't started laying, but the vet said not to eat any for a month if they did, well the day after they had been wormed I got my first eggs.

    So they are being hard boiled and mashed up and fed back to them, they just love it.
     

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