Eggs compared - store vs homegrown!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by watchdogps, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think I need to tell you which one came from my hen and which one came from the grocery store. The somewhat surprising thing is that the grocery one is one of the brown, cage free, expensive eggs...
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  2. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

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    I remember the first time we got fresh eggs from a friend who had chickens. When I cracked the first one I was like, "WHOA!!! This thing look radioactive!" It was so bright and red-orange, it was crazy. I'd never seen anything like it before. [​IMG]
     
  3. vsmenagerie

    vsmenagerie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did the same comparison after getting some eggs from the hens!!

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    *they are in a clear glass bowl LOL
     
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I think you will find that cagefree, organic, free range, and all those others are just marketing terms and they do not come close to comparing to our chickens that actually get to chase grasshoppers and scratch for those creepy crawlies. I'll take ours over anything that comes from the store.
     
  6. Atomic Ranch

    Atomic Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to prefer my (store) eggs over-medium. Since my chickens are now laying and I'm spoiled, I've taken to sunny-side up, baby! [​IMG]
     
  7. BirdEggs

    BirdEggs Out Of The Brooder

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    I was so happy when my girls started laying that I no longer had to buy the eggs from the store! I'm worried now about what will happen in winter or when they molt. I don't want to go back to store bought eggs! The eggs another member described as tasting of chicken sadness! [​IMG]
     

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