Eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dixiehens, Oct 3, 2014.

When do chickens lay?

Poll closed Oct 11, 2014.
  1. Every day

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  2. Every other day

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  3. Whenever they want to

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  1. dixiehens

    dixiehens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a chicken who layed 2 days in a row, then skipped 2 days, is this normal, also I have an egg with a hole, but it did not get in side of the real egg, can I eat it?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is normal. I would not eat the egg if it is broken....just me personally. I cook them up and feed them to our dogs or to the chickens. If the shell is broken, bacteria can enter.

    By the way, [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I would not eat an egg with a hole in it or cracked. If I don't consider it fit to eat, I would throw it out.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    X3 do not eat the egg if it has a hole or crack. This allows harmful bacteria to enter that is not safe to eat. Simply pitch the egg.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Different breeds lay different numbers of eggs, skipping a day or two isn't unusual for most breeds. X3, I wouldn't eat an egg with a hole in it... you can cook up the egg and feed it back to the chickens as a treat.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. The other members have answered you question very well so I'll just say, please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have?
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 on the other posters' advice.

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Anytime they want to! I have hens that lay everyday, some lay every other day and some lay a couple times a week. Each bird and each breed are all different.

    Enjoy all your eggs and welcome to our flock!
     
  10. dixiehens

    dixiehens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, does the cold effect how chickens lay?
     

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