DIY Calcium supplement for Backyard Chickens
No More Floppy Chicken Eggs!
If chickens don't consume enough calcium in their diet, their egg shells can become floppy and weak. There's a simple solution!
Giving your chickens a calcium supplement is important. They'll eat what they need, so I always give them egg shell calcium!
– Egg Shells - as many as you have available
– Mixing bowl
– Baking sheet
– Meat tenderizer
– Storage container
How to make
an egg shell calcium supplement for chickens
Gather Lots of Egg Shells
Gather as many egg shells as you can. I keep them in a bowl until I have collected a large batch.
Crush the Egg Shells
Crush all of the egg shells with a meat tenderizer or heavy potato masher.
Bake Crushed Egg Shells
Spread the crushed egg shells out on a baking pan and bake in the oven at 350 degrees F for about 8 minutes.
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