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pushok2018

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Well... This is not exactly about bread or grain grinding but rather about egg shell grinding. We have to grind egg shell to produce some calcium as a supplement to feed our dogs and we were somewhat successful for about 4 years. We ordered this mill from Amazon 4 years ago and it was in a "working" mode once every two month for 3 min each time only. Eventually the machine (750 g cappasity) stopped working and we had to order another (1000 g. capacity) one from Amazon. This new mill didn't pass the test and was stopping every 5 seconds while we were grinding eggshells so eventually we gave up and send it back. No, we never overloaded the meal with shell and instead we loaded it with just a half of allowable capacity.
My question to all of you, who may have some experience with grinding egg shell: what mill you would consider as a good, reliable device.
Thank you to all in advance....
 

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I haven't milled egg shells but I'm sure a small cheap coffee grinder will do the trick.
I have a Mr coffee grinder and it works great and is built to last


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Thank you, boykjo.... Coffee grinder or food processor won't work because those devices grind and chop producing coarse product which won't be absorbed by dog's digestive system. I need to get a powder from eggshell. Literally eggshell flour, which I was able to get using old mill. I would by calcium for dogs online but I don't really trust commercial products for dogs...
 

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This is what I have and it will turn stuff into a powder. If it doesn't get all the eggshells to powder form you can sift them out to regulate the particle size. The video shows it grinding eggshells into a powder. Maybe not fine enough what your looking for. You can take it from the grinder to a mortar and pestle and get it to your liking.
For $18 I would give it a try. You can always return it if it doesn't work.
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I use the Magic Bullet to grind spices for sausage . It will grind to a powder . I have the complete set , but you can get the basic set for around 30 bucks . I see them at Goodwill from time to time .
I have the original , but they still make it .
 

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This is what I have and it will turn stuff into a powder.
I have KRUPS coffee grinder (to grind spices) and tried to make eggshell powder using it - not even close to the powder consistency.... It grinds shell into very small practicals but not to powder... I'll try Mr.Coffee grinder but still not very optimistic with the final result.
I use the Magic Bullet to grind spices for sausage
Thank you, chopsaw. I grind my spices using KRUPS coffee grinder and it does the job well. I tried it to grind eggshell but with now success.
 

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Make sure your egg shells are rinsed and dried before grinding.

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Make sure your egg shells are rinsed and dried before grinding.
Oh, absolutely! Everything is washed, rinsed and boiled for 15 minutes. Then dried in the oven... and in the garage till they are completely dry.
 

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