beach collected oyster grit

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hedgerow pete
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beach collected oyster grit

Post by hedgerow pete » 20 Jan 2014, 20:48

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heres 20 kilos of beach collected oyster shells, apart from a larger hammer, is it good to go for the girls??

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Re: beach collected oyster grit

Post by laffinfowl » 20 Jan 2014, 22:05

No reason why not,just wash it well in clean water before smashing it up to remove salt,mix with some insoluable grit and all should be good. :-k

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Re: beach collected oyster grit

Post by Henwife » 21 Jan 2014, 10:35

Absolutely fine, and free with it.
Guinea fowl & a lot of surplus poultry equipment.

hedgerow pete
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Re: beach collected oyster grit

Post by hedgerow pete » 21 Jan 2014, 18:58

we beach collect twice a year, its normally a whole day job abd since there are loads due to the winter storms. i shall have to collect a few more buckets for next time then

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