Oyster Shell from local oyster bar?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DigitalEd, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. DigitalEd

    DigitalEd Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2010
    Upstate SC
    Hey all,
    Is it ok to get Oyster shells from the local Oyster Bar/Restaurant? I assume I'd have to grind them up myself.
    Is it ok? Has anyone done it?

    ----- Ed
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Someone posted a few months ago that they used whole oyster shells. I think they crushed them up with a hammer.

  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Yup, it's okay. Free is nice. Hammering oyster shells into little bits might be worth it for some folks.
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    Put them in a heavy burlap bag and drive over them with your car

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