Do Chicken eggs taste like worms?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AuroraGuineas, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. AuroraGuineas

    AuroraGuineas Hatching

    Feb 23, 2013
    Hello, I have had chickens for around 3 years. I have heard before that chickens like to eat tuna, but if you feed them too much, then their eggs begin to taste like tuna. So if chickens eat worms, then does that mean that their eggs taste like worms already?

    Just wondering. lol. :)

    By the way, today I was gardening with my chickens. (They were walking around and eating worms that I dug up.) and a field
    mouse scurried by. It was a fairly large one. My chickens actually chased it, and tried to eat it. I've seen my chickens eating mice before, but never any that big.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Yes, yes they will taste like worms, but the up side is that worms taste good. [​IMG] Welcome to BYC. Now if they eat mice - [​IMG].
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    I dunno? [​IMG] I never ate a worm. We should ask some birds.
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Good question...I don't know if the taste would transfer. If so, the eggs I collect in the summer would taste a lot like grasshoppers, June bugs, and cicadas because my gals feast on them!

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