Mixed age group, older girls DO NOT like oyster shell

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ThinkingChickens, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2011
    I have all the girls on grower as we have 3 girls who are 10 weeks and 3 girls who are 25 weeks. So, they just all went to grower as they integrated and I have a big thing of oyster shell out there too. However, the girls don't like the oyster shell. What other ways can I make sure the older girls get enough calcium?
  2. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2011
    They may not need any extra calcium at this point that may be why they aren't eating it or maybe your just not seeing them eat it. You can use egg shells to replace their calcium just clean your egg shells after you crack them and some people bake the shells some don't, some people through them in the micro for a few it just helps make the shells more brittle.

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