food impact eggs

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BigBird31, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. BigBird31

    BigBird31 Out Of The Brooder

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    does the food you give your chickens, dry food for example, impact the quantity/quality of the eggs?
     
  2. partsRheavy

    partsRheavy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. They need some layer ration and/or oyster shell in addition to what they forage. They need calcium and some protein to lay good eggz.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My eggs taste much richer when they've had grass and greens to eat.
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    most assuredly...

    lots of greens and bugs...fruit and of course chicken feed to make sure they are getting a balanced diet.
    some say onions will make the eggs taste like onion...

    Layer feed when they reach POL, to ensure strong shells.
     

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