Thin Eggshells

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MamaHen1616, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. MamaHen1616

    MamaHen1616 Just Hatched

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    Our eggs from our 3 chickens (just turned a year old!) have started seeming to have pretty thin shells. We do give them oyster shells for calcium in a small feeder that hooks onto the mesh of our run but we wonder if they've been actually eating them. Should we mix the oyster shells in with the feed? What do you suggest?

    Thank you so much!

    Nora :)
     
  2. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yes! I suggest you put the oyster shells in the feed. They'll get more of it since its mixed in their food
     
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  3. IZZYBELLA

    IZZYBELLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree... I put it right in their feed.
     
  4. MamaHen1616

    MamaHen1616 Just Hatched

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    Great thanks! :p
     
  5. Farmgal101

    Farmgal101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes give them oyster shells.Also give them some scrambled eggs should help
     

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