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hard boiled or scrambled?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AHappychick, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    which is better to feed my birds with or does it not matter? I was thinking I could just hard boil an egg and then chop the whole thing up to give my quail and chooks.
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Either way would be fine.

    Of course, if you scramble the eggs, the yolk will be a part of every "beakful," and that's the most nutritious part of the egg.
     
  3. namreknat

    namreknat Out Of The Brooder

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    I scramble them using the microwave,chop them up a little and give them to the girls. I think thats their favorite treat!![​IMG]
     
  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Just dont toss them whole eggs, shell on. It gives them the wrong ideas... you know?
     
  5. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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  6. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    I wouldn't personally feed them raw egg broken out of the shell either... I'd rather they not have *any* extra incentive to sample the contents of a shelless or accidentally broken egg.

    But as long as it's cooked, it's whatever you prefer.

    Heck, serve them Eggs Benedict if you want [​IMG]

    Pat
     
  7. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Either way is great!!!, but don't waste the shell, dry it out crush them up and also feed back. Good calcium source.
     
  8. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haddent thought of scrambled eggs yet that is an amazing idea
     
  9. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    I ended up hardboiling it and then putting the whole thing in the processor and chopping it really fine, shell and all. This way there was yolk in every bite and egg shell for calcium. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2009
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I boil and mash them with the shell on and feed them in a big bowl with yogurt and rice. Nice hot treat on cold days.
     

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