oyster shell

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by smarquis86, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. smarquis86

    smarquis86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i recently made a trip to the coast and while we were there we picked up some full oyster shells. i was wondering how small do i crush them up for the chickens.
     
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    Falcon61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Somewhere between the B button and the smilies on the post reply screen. [​IMG]
     
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    nwfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband brought home a truck load a couple years ago from a bed replenishment project, dumped it out on a tarp and after an hour bashing with the sledge hammer he took a break. The pile is still there. My ladies enjoy digging through what is now a well worked pile of shells and soil. So, I bought two 40lb bags. My silkies like tiny flakes and powder, my layers like the smaller than a pencil erraser flakes and my duck hens just shovel down what's left.
     
  4. smarquis86

    smarquis86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you
     

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