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Scrambled eggs for chicks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by fleenorfarmmom, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. fleenorfarmmom

    fleenorfarmmom Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 9, 2008
    Blountville, Tn
    Can I feed my chicks or chickens scrambled eggs? I need something to do with the eggs we don't sell, and the dogs only need so many. Boiling/peeling is a lot of work. Scrambling is easy.
  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    I feed them scrambled shell and all, the younger ones dont seem to like it that much, but the older ones think it is a real treat.

    You can also boil them then just smash the whole thing, just dont give it to them looking like egg or they may decide to cut you out as the middle man. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2008
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Some love them and then some just dont care for it. Its extra prtotein you can also scramble them up and brake the shell into tiny little pieces and mix it in [​IMG]

    Hope that info helps
  4. chickensista

    chickensista Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2008
    I boil 'em and break up the egg shell and all. The extra calcium in the shell is good for them too. [​IMG]
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    You make them a most excellent treat! I always feed back some of the eggs to my chickens. They need the good protein. Boiled eggs, chopped with shell too, cooked white rice and homemade yogurt. They go into a feeding frenzy. You can literally hear them smacking. LOL
  6. chickensista

    chickensista Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2008
    They go into a feeding frenzy. You can literally hear them smacking

    Definately a frenzy! Some days I worry about falling down and not making it back out. [​IMG] please dont fall, please dont fall...
    Their feathers are growning back in nicely - due to the eggs I'm sure.
  7. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

    Mar 12, 2008
    Loxahatchee, Florida
    Sometimes I'll throw the eggs shell & all into the blender & then scramble it -- only for the chickens, of course!

    What extras do you all put in for them? Sometimes I'll put whole garlic cloves in the blender with the eggs, or put thawed frozen chopped spinach in the pan, or red pepper flakes.
  8. tenthingsfarm

    tenthingsfarm Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 2, 2008
    Quote:There is a possibility that the flavors of spices can get into the eggs they lay - you might not want to give them garlic, or someone may end up with a lightly garlicky cake or something. [​IMG]

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