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when can i cull my old hens out (2 messages)
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RALPHS
Score: 14
I have some 15 old hens of different breeds I need to know when is a good time to cull them out of the flock? I have had some of these hens going on 3 yrs. can someone tell me when would be a go time to cull them out as they are still laying but I am finding thin shelled eggs.
3/9/2016 9:23 PM report abuse
RICHARD34
Score: 3
STAFFORD, VA
Are you feeding them crushed oyster shell or cooking the old egg shells, crushing them up and feeding them back to your hens? Sounds like you have a calcium deficiency in your hens which would account for thin shells.
3/10/2016 12:51 PM report abuse