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Protein and calcium treats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by crystal1957, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. crystal1957

    crystal1957 Songster

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    Would like to know everybody's favorite protein and calcium treats, separate from their regular laying feed. Anyone out there have some favorites to share?
     

  2. Bard's Rock!

    Bard's Rock! Songster

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    meat protein - jack mackerel from Family Dollar, minnows left over from fishing, mice my cat catches and gives to my chickens or they take them away from him LOL

    calcium - brocolli, cabbage, kale egg shells have gotten darker and some with speckles [​IMG]

    sure, forgot to say I save all of their egg shells, rinse the insides, nuke them for a minute or two and then pulverize them in the blender...soaks up the juice in the jack mackerel.
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2010
  3. crystal1957

    crystal1957 Songster

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    Sounds great--and affordable!!
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Rice milk- added calcium. They LOVE it.

    Pumpkin seeds.
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    calcium: crushed egg shells

    Protein: anything left over including bones and carcasses
     
  6. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

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    Eggs!
     

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