do you eat your first eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 04SportsterChick, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. 04SportsterChick

    04SportsterChick In the Brooder

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    My husband remembers when he had chickens as a kid they never ate the first few eggs from the chickens. Has anyone heard this? Was it just his wacky family;)
     

  2. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    I have never heard of this, I see no reason why not to eat the first eggs, and I always have.
     
  3. duckinnut

    duckinnut Songster

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    Some people are concerned about the "first eggs" due to the residual medicated feed that may have gone into production of that egg. Well if you have eaten store bought eggs you can only imagine what you have eaten. Hormones,medication and who knows what else. I would rather take my chances with my eggs any day.
     
  4. The first egg was the best tasting egg--hands down. It was little, but I took small bites and savored each bite. I'm just glad I didn't have to share! What would you do with them if you didn't eat them????
     
  5. chickiepie

    chickiepie Chirping

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    We ate our very first eggs last week and they were delicious! We're not dead yet.[​IMG]
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    YUP your DH's family is wacked! [​IMG]
     
  7. jtbrown

    jtbrown Songster

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    I cooked our first teeny little egg with butter, then divided it four ways (one itty bitty bite) so my kids, my husband and I could all have a bite. Also since we were egg-centric that day had pancakes and eggs for dinner! Too bad all the eggs weren't home grown that day![​IMG]
     

  8. chickengal30

    chickengal30 Chirping

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    [​IMG] I got my first egg three weeks ago, I kept it for several days, showed it to EVERYONE and sent pictures to everyone else..... took more pictures of it than my firstborn [​IMG] and when I had four eggs (so we could all eat one) [​IMG] we eat them up with great joy!! [​IMG] Oh and it was soooooooooo good! [​IMG] Go ahead, its the best treat youll ever eat!![​IMG]
     
  9. crazy4spurs

    crazy4spurs In the Brooder

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    Our chickens just started laying last week...my husband has eaten the eggs, but I haven't tried them yet. He said the flavor is amazing...so go ahead!!! Enjoy....
     
  10. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Songster

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    My very first eggs I admired for a couple of days before I ate them. Now I just admire a new pullet's egg for as long as it take to walk to the fridge. Yes I eat the eggs!!
     

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