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Old 04-18-2013, 04:06 PM   #16
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Good information, Big O!

I've always been leery of leaving any white attached thinking it might cause issues, but will need to rethink this and relax a little given your experience. Thank you for input on this interesting topic!

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Old 04-18-2013, 07:58 PM   #17
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I was thinking about grinding some egg shell to a powder and adding it to my next batch of food that I make. Is there a better calcium product to use in this situation?
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Old 04-19-2013, 03:55 AM   #18
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I feed Raw food to my dog. I believe an egg shell has about 800mg of Cal. I used to just toss them in true food processor but, they weren't small enough to be completely digested.

Now, I rinse them, dry with a paper towel, then put them on a coffee bean grinder. That might be a good way to process them for shrimp.
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Dogfish, that is a very good idea!
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