We live in orchard country and occasionally get some old nuts given to us. I thought my 8mo. old girls would like them but the nuts look kind of big. So since I read here that the hens like almond meal, I guess chopped nuts would be OK. Right? We are getting usually 5 eggs a day from 6 girls and we're very pleased. Just wanna keep them happy. I love all the good hints coming from BYC! Growsaposy!