Anyone else have "issues" with eating their chickens eggs?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Iansmommy, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. Iansmommy

    Iansmommy Out Of The Brooder

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    I know this is strange, but I am having a hard time eating the eggs that my chickens are laying. I love eggs and have always eaten them. But for some reason I am having a hangup with eating the eggs that our chickens lay. It's not the taste because I haven't really tasted them yet. I have eaten them in things like cookies, but I can't bring myself to eat them scrambled, poached or fried etc.

    Did/does anyone else experience this?
     
  2. Kesta

    Kesta Pie Crust Malfunction

    Jul 31, 2008
    houston tx
    yep i did but i got over it. just have one of them boiled and youll understand why
     
  3. me&thegals

    me&thegals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At first, but I got over it [​IMG] Now, I would probably gag over a storebought, blah, colorless egg!
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    I remember nibbling at the first egg I cooked sunnyside up thinking it might taste different.

    But I'm with me&thegals... I'd probably gag over store bought eggs now.....

    Home grown, freshly laid eggs are WAYYYYY tastier!
     
  5. Minx

    Minx Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I had issues when I first got my hens. I needed to know that they were wormed properly, disease free etc and once I could see happy healthy hens running around that was when we started eating the eggs.

    I now trust my hens eggs more than I would ever trust store bought eggs.
     
  6. hereachick

    hereachick Out Of The Brooder

    yup, me too! At first I couldn't eat them at all.Then I boiled up a bunch,peeled them and took a small,small bite of one. OMG! That was it! Now I'm hooked YUM!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:HAHA! And whats funny is I'd take my chances on a barnyard birds eggs anyday now that I've learned what they inject commercial layers and meat birds with....
     
  8. 1acrefarm

    1acrefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2007
    Georgia
    The only issues I have is when they don't lay quick enough to keep up. Hard to eat eggs that are not there.
     
  9. sis

    sis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, at first, I just treasured my eggs and wouldn't let anyone eat them, they were just for look at. If you can imagine! Then I was the last to eat one. .....I did feel funny about it, I started with scrambled eggs and went from there, now I don't give it a second thought.
     
  10. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    I don't have a problem with it, I had chickens as a youngster. Some of the people at my job can't belive I eat them. Cause you know they're not sterilzed like store bought eggs.[​IMG]
     

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