Should fresh eggs taste like feed?!?😁
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My fresh eggs don't taste like feed and no one that has bought from me had any complaints. Not sure why your neighbor's taste funny, that's odd.
My eggs taste better than store bought...but there is no odd feed like taste. They may have been a bit old or improperly stored to make the shell brittle and taste off. (Although not enough calcium in the diet may be reason for brittle shells).
Another real possibility is that she is feeding fish meal. That can leave a very odd taste in the eggs. Or the chickens got into a weed of some sort that left an odd flavor. A lot of garlic in the feed, as some are prone to do as an herbal remedy for worms, can definitely leave a strong flavor.
I have eaten eggs from friends whose eggs tasted really off to me, and they were feeding fish meal to boost protein. I have personally tasted the garlic in the eggs after feeding my hens garlic...although I kind of like the extra flavor from that.
Edited by Lady of McCamley - 11/4/15 at 9:56pm