Feeding hens cooked eggs?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MissAbbyStreet, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. MissAbbyStreet

    MissAbbyStreet Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes? No??
    I've heard this is good for the hen, nutritionally, but it seems really weird to me..

    I just can't seem to wrap my head around this concept and whether it's good for them to eat or not...

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  2. ChicknJ

    ChicknJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed my girls eggs all the time. Sometimes I am lazy enough to boil the eggs and mash, shells and all and give them to the girls.
     
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  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    yes, its good to feed them cooked eggs every so often..
     
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  4. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    My chickens LOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVE scrambled eggs!

    Its really good protein for them, especially when they are molting like they are now.
     
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  5. MissAbbyStreet

    MissAbbyStreet Out Of The Brooder

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    Good to know! I'll fry em up a couple :]
     
  6. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I blew eggs the other day and scrambled the eggs for my hens and they loved it!
     
  7. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I boil them and then blend them up with shells and all in my magic bullet. They love them. They are a really good source of protein for them. Just don't let them eat them without mashing them up, or they may start eating their eggs that they lay.
     
  8. MissAbbyStreet

    MissAbbyStreet Out Of The Brooder

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    i made them scrambied eggs with crushed in shells for breakfast.. they didn't take much interest in em [​IMG] bummer
     
  9. NJbirdlover

    NJbirdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not only do mine love eggs, they love cooked chicken too!
     
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  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Eggs are fabulous protein for a chicken, as they are for you. Scrambled, hardboiled, etc. It's all good.
     

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