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favorite eggs- which and why?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by daxigait, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    OK for all of you who have had multiple breeds, which produces your favorite eggs and why are they your favorite?
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I have two favorites; one practical and one aesthetic. My practical favorites are the brown eggs of Black Sex Links as they have tended to be my largest eggs with double yolks not being uncommon. My aesthetic favorites are the very dark brown eggs of the chocolate layers such as Marans and Welsummers. I personally think they are the prettiest eggs in chicken world.
     
  3. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    I have never seen those browns in person,but I have seen them in pictures with EE eggs. What are your blk sex links a cross between? I am asking on eggs because I plan to add a few different types of chickens in the spring including EE just because the eggs are pretty.
     
  4. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    My favorite eggs are from my golden Sebright hen. In my experience, bantam eggs have a lot more flavor than standard breeds.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My Black Sex Links were the standard hatchery cross; Rhode Island Red rooster X Barred Rock hen.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Taste wise to me, eggs are eggs no matter the hen or breed. My taste buds just aren't that sensitive.

    I do like color in my egg carton, though. Easter eggers are great, cause there are so many shades of green and blue you can get. But I agree with Michael, for sheer quantity and size, you can't beat a sex link.
     
  7. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    I have noticed density and color differences, but only four of sixteen hens from four breeds have started laying so far.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    My answer is pretty much the same as others have said...my red sex link girls lay the biggest and the 1 EE I have lays the prettiest light bluish-green but taste-wise, they all taste the same to me.

    I am thinking about getting a few ducks in the spring and I've heard their eggs are pretty tasty. People describe them as creamy (and of course, larger than a chicken egg). It would be fun to try those.
     
  9. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turkey eggs are delicious! [​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Don't beat me but, my favorite eggs are the Cadbury chocolate eggs at Easter. [​IMG]
     

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