Captain Carrot wrote:when I kept giant land snails, I never used to feed spinach due to the high amount of Oxalic acid that spinach has. It binds with calcium can can prevent the snails from absorbing calcium which they need to grown healthy strong shells.
Just a thought, but of the hens do get a large regular ammount of the spinach, it may or may not effect the egg shells. Just something to think about.
MrsMopp wrote:My lot normally have good yolk colour - its a combo of the food and I'm lucky enough to have a lot of good ex-pasture with very varied grasses and greens in it. But I noticed this year that the yolk colour was paler than usual; I think it was because of the dry seasons, the forage wasn't of such good quality.
I think it was because of the dry seasons
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