Egg overload: ack! Ideas?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Agilityscots, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,

    I have 3 dozen eggs in the fridge, and no idea what to do with them. I'm going to hard boil a dozen of them, but that still leaves me with two dozen. Anyone have any ideas on recipes to use up eggs? I've cooked some and fed them back to the girls, I've fed some to the dogs, but I'm in a serious surplus right now...it's a lovely problem to have, but still...

    Amy
     
  2. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put a sign outside your house - "Fresh Eggs for Sale". I guarantee you people will want them. You could probably charge $2 a dozen. [​IMG]
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Boil a dozen and chop them up and feed them back to your hens. Good protein and calcium for them. I just did 2 doz+ yesterday with cooked rice and yogurt. They LOVE it.
     
  4. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The recipe forum has many great recipes with lots of ideas. You can also type in egg casserole or recipes online and you will find some fabulous recipes that you can prepare and freeze.

    Do you have neighbors that would want them or co workers?

    I wish I lived closer to you, I'd buy them. I still have no eggs from my girls and they are all within laying age. [​IMG]
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    make a quiche....
     
  6. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi MissPrissy!

    I worry about the protein...is it a bad idea to feed cooked eggs a lot/too often?

    Amy
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Feeding them back the eggs is very very good for them. They need animal protein to be in the best shape possible. Feed them the shells and all mashed up. I mix mine with rice and yogurt. Good stuff!

    Chickens are omnivours. They need meat. I give mine all the meat scraps from my kitchen. You will see a huge improvement in their feathers and production by giving them the eggs.
     
  8. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I give them yogurt 2-3 times a week and I give them canned cat food twice a week...I just didn't want to overdo the protein and throw everything out of whack or cause harm.

    I'm off to the kitchen to cook me some eggs for my girls! Thanks!

    Amy
     
  9. jhill1440

    jhill1440 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    Angel food cake, I know it only takes whites but it does use a whole dozen (at least the one we make)

    You can also freeze eggs, whole or separated. Try this site http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/how/freeze/eggs.html

    What ever you don't throw them away, at least give them to friends that don't have access to anything but store bought.

    peace
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  10. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi Joshua!

    Nope, I won't throw them out, that's for sure. I have family to give them away to, but I've been so busy that I can't get to them (minimum drive is 30 minutes to the closest family member).

    Thanks for the link on freezing...I might give that a try!

    Amy
     

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