got my first oaster shell today!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Justino, May 15, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    i finally got my birds some oaster shell and am now wonder how do i feed it to them? and how much? should i mix it in with their chicken food stew i make em? [​IMG]
     
  2. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just put it in a separate dish and let them eat it whenever they choose. Its not feed so dont mix it!
     
  3. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:ok! so just put a small cup of it in there? how old should they be to eat it?
     
  4. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be laying or about to lay. Usually they will only eat it if they are lacking calcium and their body needs it, they seem to know. Just leave it out in a separate dish, what ever size you want.
     

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