Eating Eggs

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by NGILBERT88, Dec 8, 2010.


    NGILBERT88 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 17, 2010
    I have 10 hens and 2 roosters. I pick for eggs daily and then refrigerate them. Is it ok to eat fertilized eggs. I haven't noticed a visible difference in the eggs before cooking. Is this a problem, should I get rid of the roosters? They are all laying and I have seen the roosters mating with the hens on occasions. What should I do. I just wanted one rooster for fun but ended up with 2. I thought he was a hen when I got my flock.
    Some people get wierded out about the eggs possibly being fertilized!
  2. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    as long as the eggs are collected each and every day they will be fine to eat.
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Your eggs are fine. Enjoy them!
  4. crazeetxn

    crazeetxn Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 20, 2010
    West Texas
    Been eating them for 6 months now and no problems yet. I belive that they have to incubate for X amount of days before there's even a chick present.

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