giving eggs back for food

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tav1, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. tav1

    tav1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have 3 hens and really can't eat all the eggs......so i scramble them and put them back into
    the system.....anyone else do the same?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I don't even cook mine, I crack and toss, they are like a pack of wolves, I make sure they splat, and don't resemble eggs, so no comments about turning them into egg eaters because I've been doing this for years.
     
  3. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    I boil the eggs and feed them back to the chickens and ducks. They love them.



    Patty
     
  4. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2X, When I have too many eggs, I hard boil them and feed them to my baby chicks and teenage chicks. The chicks find it easier to eat if I crumble the eggs. The older chicks like the egg sliced. I use one of my DW egg slicer and cut them twice, looks like small egg French fries. They love cooked eggs.
     
  5. glib

    glib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I eat only the yolks, it is where all the micronutrients are, and also they digest immediately. The white has gut irritating toxins (avidin) and is pure protein. You can serve the whites boiled and minced, but it will also become more digestible if it is mixed in fermented feed for a day.
     

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