Blue hens eggs, laid by Araucanas, the colour goes right through the shell unlike brown or tinted eggs where the inside of the shell is white.

Blue hens eggs, laid by Araucanas, the colour goes right through the shell unlike brown or tinted eggs where the inside of the shell is white.

Standard black Cochin hen, placed RB/BV New Ulm Classic Poultry Show November 23, 2013.

Standard black Cochin hen, placed RB/BV New Ulm Classic Poultry Show November 23, 2013.

Chicken shaming-pooping chick

Lesson 772 – More Chicken Shaming

For egg laying hens... While layer feed contains added calcium, an additional source of calcium, such as oyster shells or crushed eggshells, should be made available in a separate dish, apart from the feed.

10+ Tips for Healthy Chickens

For egg laying hens... While layer feed contains added calcium, an additional source of calcium, such as oyster shells or crushed eggshells, should be made available in a separate dish, apart from the feed.

Poop scoop. 2 inches of coarse sand in the coop. You’d be surprised at how this eliminates the smell! And I only scoop twice a week – still no smell. Twice a year – January and again in July – I take out all the sand and start over. During the July cleaning, I pick a hot day to scrub it down with soap and water… and the earlier the better, so it has time to dry before I replace the sand. No one will ever know I have chickens.

Poop scoop. 2 inches of coarse sand in the coop. You’d be surprised at how this eliminates the smell! And I only scoop twice a week – still no smell. Twice a year – January and again in July – I take out all the sand and start over. During the July cleaning, I pick a hot day to scrub it down with soap and water… and the earlier the better, so it has time to dry before I replace the sand. No one will ever know I have chickens.

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