Lucy laid her first egg this morning! How soon do we need to start oyster shells?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mmjisawesome, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. mmjisawesome

    mmjisawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucy laid her first egg this morning! How soon do we need to start oyster shells?
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  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can tack a small container to the wall of the coop & fill it with oyster shell right now. They will eat it as they need it. Congrats on the eggs.
     
  3. mmjisawesome

    mmjisawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankss, but I don't have any oyster shells right now I have 4 silkys and I think only 1 laid, how long can wait before it will be a problem?
     

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