Egg Production

Egg Production

Egg Production Questions

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by 1173 · 33 minutes ago

My brother told me he heard that chickens need to eat the eggshells to keep producing eggs. I found it odd. I could see that eating eggshells could produce healthier/stronger eggs/chickens. But I wouldn't think it would be necessary to... (more)

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graciel 0 · October 25, 2011 at 12:03 PM

Backyard flocks are certainly fed eggshell for the calcium. They must be well crushed so the birds don't start eating whole eggs before they are collected, though, which can happen and is a PITA to stop once they get going. We like eating eggs,... (more)

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