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can you eat fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rhode island redsy, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. rhode island redsy

    rhode island redsy Out Of The Brooder

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    can you eat fertile eggs
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Yes.
     
  3. GrannySue

    GrannySue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sure you can.
    They're just eggs.
    I eat duck eggs during the winter when my chickens aren't laying and they're probably fertile if the behaviour of my 2 drakes is any indication.

    I know my chicken eggs aren't fertile because I don't (won't) have a roo but if I did (but I won't because of the noise) I'd eat the eggs.
     
  4. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every day. They don't taste or even look (except for the tiny bulls eye ) different. Also the fertilized eggs are in stasis until proper conditions are met so you're not eating a developing egg. Just collect the eggs daily and don't give it another thought.
     
  5. bonnylass79

    bonnylass79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. All of my eating eggs are fertile. You just have to make sure they are collected daily so nothings starts to grow in them.
     
  6. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Had one for breakfast today [​IMG]

    I do pick out the occasional 'meat spot/blood spot' cause it grosses me out. Or I sprinkle pepper on the egg so I dont see it... [​IMG]
     
  7. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, can't even tell the difference unless you look ~really~ close! Funny that most non-chicken-owning people think that you have to have a rooster to get eggs! [​IMG]
     
  8. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I start each day by eating a fertile egg. The rooster insists on making them all fertile. I love em fried!
    Caroline
     
  9. redsgr

    redsgr Out Of The Brooder

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    I think they taste better.
     
  10. SilverStar

    SilverStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree! [​IMG]
     

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