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edible eggs after incubating or brooding?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dablock, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. dablock

    dablock New Egg

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    Hi I'm a newbie here. I have one rooster, one hen and now a chicken. The hen laid 9 eggs. We made an incubator and put 6 eggs there and 3 where nested by the hen. The final result just one chicken.
    The incubator temp varied I think that was the problem... and some probably where not fertilized.
    I open the eggs they don't smell bad they look like scramble eggs.
    Are they edible? can I give them to my dogs?
    I attached photos of the chickens and the incubator.
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    Last edited: Jan 3, 2015
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes those eggs ae edible. You could even eat them if you could get past the YUK! Factor. I could not do that myself though. YUK!

    What causes an egg to go bad is that bacteria gets inside and grows. As long as bacteria does not get inside the egg is safe, whether it develops or not. In some cultures an egg that is cooked just before it hatches is considered a delicacy. Look up “Balut” if you dare.
     
  3. dablock

    dablock New Egg

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    Thanks for the reply, I cooked them and give them to my dogs they love it.
     

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