Wood ash and chickens


Minister of Fire
Oct 18, 2011
Western PA
I was talking to a guy at the feed mill who has more gray in his beard than I do. I was chatting him up about chickens. He suggested mixing a small amount of wood ash in their feed to increase laying and quality of eggs. He also said that chickens really like the charcoal in ash and suggested that I might want to throw some chunks in the run so they can nibble on it. Anyone have any experience or thoughts about this?
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Minister of Fire
Oct 20, 2018
Was going to start a new thread titled "a smile for today." Then, I saw we have a timely chicken thread.

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