Shells for chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by colducksi, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. colducksi

    colducksi Out Of The Brooder

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    We want to give them some calcium rich shells. Can we give them ground up clam shells instead of oyster shells?
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Hello and [​IMG] !

    I've fed our birds both oyster shell and crushed up clam shells before but now I just save their egg shells, and when I get enough of them collected up I heat them in the oven (low heat) for about 20 to 30 minutes. Let them cool and then crush them up good and feed them back to the birds.


    Hope this is some help!
     
  3. Deanner03

    Deanner03 The Cake Queen

    Quote:This exactly (minus the clam shells)
     
  4. colducksi

    colducksi Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     

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