Oyster shells too old?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jaseg, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. jaseg

    jaseg Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone!

    I found a bag of Oyster shells that are three years old in the shed, they were kept dry and cool, could I still use them for my hens?
     
  2. jaseg

    jaseg Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone? Please!

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    Last edited: Jun 14, 2007
  3. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    I would think they still have all the calcium they came with. I would put it out and see what they think of it.
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, I dont know....I say...let em have it...I dont see how it would have lost the effeciency. You said it was kept dry...should be just fine. Is there a manufacturer number on the bag? You might contact them and ask.
     
  5. foxtrapper

    foxtrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oyster shells are a mineral product. It doesn't go bad over time like feeds can.
     

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