Feeding hard boiled chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by htg722, May 2, 2016.

  1. htg722

    htg722 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi ! Do I leave shell on or off??
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC -- how old are the birds you are feeding? I don't have peafowl, but for chickens I do the folloiwng - for laying age birds, I prefer to crush the egg with shell on and feed it like that.....for juvenile birds I prefer to shell the egg prior to feeding.
     
  3. htg722

    htg722 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi , I have a juvenile. He is 10 months. I have been shelling them but wasn't sure if the shell is good for him
     
  4. htg722

    htg722 Out Of The Brooder

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    And thank you!
     
  5. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    People leave the shell on for calcium. Laying hens need a lot of it for their eggs. Since you said "he", they won't be needing the calcium so you are better off shelling it.
     
  6. htg722

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    Thank you!
     

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