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Roosters and Calcium

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Dinosaur Gal, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Dinosaur Gal

    Dinosaur Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed my chickens (4 hens and 1 rooster) Purina Flock Raiser. I found out that i should offer oyster shells free choice for my hens. Im not able to get that atm so i took about 12 egg shells and dried them in the oven then crushed them into very small peices. Then i fed them to my hens and mixed a little in there food my question is will the egg shells be to much for my rooster? If so ill delute the egg shells with more feed. Thank you. :)
     
  2. barneveldrerman

    barneveldrerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would offer it separately rather than mixing it into the feed. The rooster should not want to eat much of it.
     
  3. Dinosaur Gal

    Dinosaur Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thank you! Ill do that :)
     

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