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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MonkeyZero, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    Well I was curious
    Did you eat your hens VERY 1st egg. I dont want to, since it may have issues. Did you eat yours?
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    (Reason for edit- I forgot my smiley at the end of the post)
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    Last edited: Sep 16, 2009
  2. thewarriorchild

    thewarriorchild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep! MMMmmmmmm I wish I had blown it out though
     
  3. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    Some, yes. Some, no. Depends WHERE they laid the egg, and what shape the shell is in.
     
  4. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, ate it... right after I ran in the house, got the camera and took way too many pictures... of an egg! LOL, I was so excited, and it was so good.
     
  5. K8tieCat

    K8tieCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did, it was yummy, and very tiny.
     
  6. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    Quote:People look through pics in my phone of my pets, and wonder why I have pics of eggs... I then have to explain the whole chicken forum thing thing...
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  7. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:People look through pics in my phone of my pets, and wonder why I have pics of eggs... I then have to explain the whole chicken forum thing thing...
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    My photos have made it from my phone onto my facebook... I was proud, what can I say :p
     
  8. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    Quote:Issues? [​IMG]
     
  9. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    Yeah, issues
    IE
    Blood/Meat spots. Funny tasting etc
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  10. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    NO WAY!! Don't you DARE eat it!!! [​IMG] Send it over to me instead..
    [​IMG] What "issues" could an egg have? Do you eat the first tomato to ripen on a plant? The first green beans to ripen? The first fruit to fall from a tree? Then why NOT eat a pullet's first egg?

    Sheesh, after 20+ looooooooong weeks of feeding them, tending to their every need, cleaning up their poops, I'm all [​IMG] when they lay their first egg and finally begin to earn their keep. Often I don't know it's a pullet's first egg if she's joined the main laying flock & begins adding her offerings to the collective nest boxes.

    Sometimes a pullet's first egg will be streaked with blood on the OUTside, and that's how I can tell it's someone's first attempt. But I can just wash/wipe it clean and enjoy it as much as anyone else's egg.

    Get that fry pan ready, start looking up egg-rich recipes!
     

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