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Feeding eggshells from hatching

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Marliss51, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. Marliss51

    Marliss51 Just Hatched

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    Is it okay to bake or microwave the shells from hatched chicks to kill bacteria, crush them up and then feed them back to adult birds?

    Or should they just go in the compost pile?
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Compost pile.
     
  3. Marliss51

    Marliss51 Just Hatched

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    Thanks. That was my thought too.
     

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