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how do u guys feed ur eggshells back to u chickens

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sager:)silkies, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Songster

    Oct 1, 2011
    Just wondering i just crush them and feed them back to them

  2. ambrosia

    ambrosia Songster

    Oct 21, 2011
    same here.... or add them into hash browns [​IMG]
  3. diggerthechickenman

    diggerthechickenman Chirping

    Nov 2, 2011
    i dont even crush them , and i only use them when i have one that insists on eating the eggs she has layed . other than that i use oyster shells
  4. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

    Apr 27, 2011
    Graham, WA
    Rinse, let air dry, crush up so they will fit in the hopper and put them in. Sometimes I don't get around to rinsing even. They don't care, and since they dry in a day, I don't have to store them long.
  5. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I let them dry on the counter for a day, just until they're dry inside. Then I hold them in my hands and crush them over the chicken bucket.
  6. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    I send the small people out and tell them to stomp them
  7. Alabama ee

    Alabama ee Songster

    Feb 18, 2010
    I crush them up, and add spent cofee grounds. I also add to it whatever leftovers we don't eat.

  8. Linn Bee

    Linn Bee Songster

    Sheesh! I seem to be over-thinking this too. I let them dry in a large baggie then put them in the food processor until they are chopped into pinhead-size pieces. By the time I'm done they don't look like eggs for sure.
    Do the girls eat big chunks of shell?
  9. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Songster

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    I just throw them out the door... [​IMG]
  10. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    Just crush them up and throw them out. No special attention needed [​IMG]

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