Dumbest Things People Have Said About Your Chickens/Eggs/Meat - Part 2 : Chicken Boogaloo.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bigmrg74, Jan 27, 2015.

  1. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge True BYC Addict

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    Dumbest thing I have ever been told about chicken eggs:

    You cannot eat the first eggs they lay.
    Why I ask.
    Because they are full of yucky stuff.
    Yucky stuff? What yucky stuff would that be? I ask.
    You know from like cleaning the pipes out.

    This from a college educated person. [​IMG]
     
  2. Bookwyrmz

    Bookwyrmz Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much for the info. I will try to find some of these breeds.
     
  3. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbors think that "The green ones are rotten" and the "blue ones are sweet and lower in cholesterol" other than that, our neighbors think the same as yours. They really need to teach agriculture in schools, and maybe take a field trip to a farm.
     
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  4. cjwaldon

    cjwaldon Overrun With Chickens

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    That must be why we sometimes get those "fart" eggs. [​IMG]
     
  5. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

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    The other day, I had to explain very carefully that chickens don't lay multiple eggs a day to a friend of ours. She wants to get some chickens and thought that two hens would be enough for the four of them to eat several eggs every day. She thought they laid 5 to 6 a day.
     
  6. WthrLady

    WthrLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chicken n biscuits
     
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  7. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

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    You say that until you have 7 broody hens at one time....one of those irritating silkies was supposed to be going to the show before she plucked her belly.

    Well I don't break them, but I also don't give them eggs. One lucky hen will get the replacement layer chicks next Friday and whomever is still broody in three weeks gets ameraucana chicks.
     
  9. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi Hinotori, you live in my old neck of the woods.

    I had 11 hens go broody last summer and I agree, it is crazy when all those babies start popping. I don't always let them brood a whole bunch of eggs but I've never tried to "break them" Much like you said
     

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