Do you eat the soft shell eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by basicliving, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. basicliving

    basicliving Keepin' the sunny side up

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    Well, we got our first soft shell egg today from a new layer. I opened it and the yolk and white look perfect. So those of you that get soft shelled eggs, do you eat them?

    Penny
     

  2. mychickensrock

    mychickensrock Songster

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    We got one the other day. I couldn't bring myself to eat it despite it being perfect looking. I've seen posts that say it's ok to eat them. We just couldn't do it. Maybe next time.
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I don't eat them.
    I don't have any info that they aren't just as good for you as a regular egg, just don't look very appealing to me.
     
  4. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    I haven't
     
  5. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    No. I just can't get past the idea that things could permeate them more easily.
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    i couldent either..mine looked like one of those water wiggler things..[​IMG]:sick..
     
  7. BayCityBabe

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    I feed 'em to the dog.
     

  8. dancingbear

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    I do, if they're clean. I wouldn't eat one that was in the dirt or had poo on it.

    I hard boiled the last one I got. I told my DH it was a soft boiled egg. [​IMG] It was sure easy to peel!
     

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