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Do you eat the eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MissClaraCluck, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. MissClaraCluck

    MissClaraCluck Out Of The Brooder

    May 10, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    Just wondering if anyone eats the first small eggs from a new layer or do you wait until the eggs are a bit bigger?
  2. Meghalu

    Meghalu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2011
    The Okanagan
    This is my first week of laying and I'm eating all my eggs, nothing wrong with them, they're just little.
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    fry um up the first taste so much better because of all the hard work you put into them
  4. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

    May 11, 2011
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    Unless they're rotten, I plan to (mine aren't laying yet). [​IMG]
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, yes, I do eat the first, small eggs! You bet I do! I just saved 'em until I had three, then made myself a scrambled egg sandwich. Mmmmmmmm!

    I carefully blew out the first green egg I got, too, to preserve the shell.
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    We all are placing bets when they will lay. The one who wins the bet eats the egg! Our girls will lay any day now!
  7. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    They generally end up in the pan when we scramble some eggs. They're a pain for baking (since you've got to play games with the food scale or expect poor results) and they tend to make really tiny over-easy eggs XD So scrambled it is.

    Them and the tiny eggs that the adults sometimes lay out of shear pig-headedness [​IMG]
  8. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2011
    Syracuse, New York
    We've hard boiled them and made egg salad. Since you can let them sit till you have a few more smaller sized eggs.
  9. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2011
    Panama City, FL
    Ate all tiny first eggs. They were fabulous. It did take a few months to get all the blood or meat spots gone. You can pick those out or ignore them.
  10. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    Dedham, Ma
    Quote:what are blood and meat spots??

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