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Oyster shell

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Dooner, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Dooner

    Dooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I maually just mix some oyster shell in with my layer feed, is that okay or do Imhave to provide an at will oyster shell feeder seperate?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    It's better to provide it seperately so they can eat is as needed.

    If you're not having problems with thin shells, you don't HAVE to give it to them at all
    Layer feed already has added calcium (which is what MAKES it "layer feed")
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2011

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