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Scrambbled Eggs??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by NCchicken, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. NCchicken

    NCchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2010
    So I have read on here numerous times that a good source of protein to give your chickens is their eggs scrambled up. Is this really true? I just find it odd. I have already done it twice, my chickens just go crazy over them, but other people I have told think I am crazy and that it is cannibalizm and now I'm second guessing myself. [​IMG]
  2. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Londonderry, NH
    Nothing at all wrong with it. It's a good source of protein for them, and most chickens love eggs. Just be sure you cook them and don't give them raw. They can eat them raw, but it might give them a taste for it, and they could start eating the eggs they lay. It's not cannibalism. The eggs aren't developed. And chickens will eat just about anything, including chicken meat. Feed the eggs, and let your chickens enjoy them! It's a good way to use up surplus eggs that you can't finish up.
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Heck...I even feed my chickens CHICKEN...lol (I tell them it's pork though [​IMG]). Yeah, it sounds off, but egg and meat are huge sources of protein, so I give my girls both (fish, especially salmon, is great too).
  4. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
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  5. NCchicken

    NCchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2010
    Phew...thanks everyone! I feel so much better now! [​IMG] Now, on to ignoring all those silly non chicken owner people who are disgusted with me feeding my chickens scrambled eggs. But my husband still thinks it's disgusting and refuses to be any part of it though.
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Heck, my chickens have watched us barbeque chicken and still go crazy for it. [​IMG]
  7. NCchicken

    NCchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2010
  8. GoldenCometLover

    GoldenCometLover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2010
    Freeville, NY
    Hi - I have a silly question I suppose - I finally got my first egg yesterday (yeah!!!) but since my girls were on duramycin until Thursday of last week, cannot use it - two week wait period (right?) [​IMG] But can I scramble it up and feed it back to my girls? [​IMG]
    I would really hate to chuck my first egg... [​IMG]
  9. shareverwonder

    shareverwonder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2010
    Northern Ohio
    My girls watch me butcher the meaties and try like heck to get the guts [​IMG]

    We through the guts in the fire pit and burn them, but them darn girls still try to get them. They do love eggs with cheese and they even ate bbq chicken off the leg bone.
  10. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    Quote:blow the first egg. save the shell and scramble the egg for the dog or the chickens. [​IMG]

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