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Duck eggs, Yuck???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Tweeza, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. Tweeza

    Tweeza Songster

    Aug 17, 2008
    New England
    Have any of you run into people that think duck eggs are gross or something to that effect? A classmate of mine expressed the desire to have some so I gave her six. About a week passed and I asked her how she liked them. She said her husband refused to eat them and went to buy chicken eggs from the store. She said she'd eat them when he went out of town on an extended business trip. I asked her again, it's been about two weeks, and she still hasn't eaten them. She then said she's not a big egg eater. Wish I'd not been so generous.

  2. protodon

    protodon Songster

    Mar 3, 2009
    It also annoys me when people won't eat duck eggs. I said this before but I once baked a cake for work with duck eggs in it. When one of my coworkers found out there were duck eggs in it, they wouldn't eat the cake because duck eggs are weird! I never understand when people are afraid of food. It's not like they are going to die if something tastes bad!
  3. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Songster

    Sep 19, 2008
    I'm getting the same response from people at work, I've only got 1 man who will buy the duck eggs, everyone else will only buy the chicken! I myself can't eat the duck eggs because they physically make me sick, allergic to them or they are too rich for my system.
  4. Tweeza

    Tweeza Songster

    Aug 17, 2008
    New England
    Quote:We got the ducks because my DD has food sensitivities one of which is chicken eggs but she can have duck eggs. Well, she said the same thing it upsets her stomach so she doesn't eat them. We have two dozen in the fridge that I'm going to make pickles out of and send to relatives but I don't think I'll mention what kind of egg. [​IMG]

    I eat them just fine. Infact, I just ate two eggs with a total of 4 yokes! They were great!
  5. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    One of my friends says she HATES the eggs from my chickens and ducks and she's NEVER had one before.

    Randomly the other day she made a sandwich while she was over, and used my homemade mayo and said it was the BEST mayo she ever had. I made it with the duck's egg! She groaned at me...

    Well it tasted good didn't it?!

    I guess I shouldn't tell her what I put in her Christmas cookies when I send those next! [​IMG]
  6. Tweeza

    Tweeza Songster

    Aug 17, 2008
    New England
    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] That really cracked me up!!!!
  7. GrannySue

    GrannySue Songster

    I have a friend who swears duck eggs are poisonous. E coli. All of them.

  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    Most people are stupid. Explains it all, doesn't it?
  9. LoreenH

    LoreenH Songster

    Jul 10, 2009
    I've decided when my future ducks start laying, and I use the eggs in baked goods, I'm not telling anyone. [​IMG]

    I know my mother sure won't try duck eggs, she won't eat chicken eggs that DON'T come from a store. I asked her why not, and she said because she knows farm chickens eat bugs and worms and stuff like that and it's in the eggs. [​IMG] She has no idea what she's missing! I buy chicken eggs from a lady at my work.
  10. eggybritches

    eggybritches Songster

    Sep 12, 2009
    Central Florida
    I'm a duck owner and I admit that I don't like duck eggs by themselves. I've found them much too rich.

    But I also don't like free range chicken eggs, either.

    I think I'm very set in my ways in what an egg 'should' taste like. They're great for baking though!

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