Can you eat a Peahen's eggs?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by CoopintheWoods, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. CoopintheWoods

    CoopintheWoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anything about peacock eggs that makes them unsafe to eat? I may be looking into peacocks, and I would not hatch every egg they lay.
     
  2. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    They are like any other egg and taste fantastic, people report they feel like Royalty when they dine on peafowl eggs.
     
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  3. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are indeed delicious. Very much like a turkey egg deep rich taste,[​IMG].

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  4. David Josiah

    David Josiah Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a $25 meal though if you ask me
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Just made one this morning, and this was one I did a few years ago:

    Huge egg!
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    Next to Muscovy egg
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    Over easy on a bagel with smoked salmon, avacado and capers.
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  6. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Kathy, your California is showing...
     
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  7. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your killin' me Brother,:):):)

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  8. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    You can eat peahen eggs. My family loves them. My family has created a rating scale for eggs using chicken eggs as the standard. You have the chicken egg, then peahen and turkey eggs are creamier than a chicken, but not too creamy. Then you have duck eggs which are really rich. Peahen eggs are much larger, don't need as much eggs to make a meal. My family got a lot of peahen eggs last year.
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  9. izigg

    izigg Out Of The Brooder

    I have 4 mature peahens and figured thats a lot of chicks i cant manage at all so eating them sounds excellent but Im unsure how to go about collecting and cleaning.Once the peahens are laying do I need to separate the male from the females ? Do I just pick em as soon as I see one and wash clean and refrigerate right away until ready for cooking.
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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