First egg! Need Help!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by verdi730, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. verdi730

    verdi730 New Egg

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    Hi All,

    New here and need some advice. One of our chicks just laid her first egg! We weren't expecting it this early so we don't even have the nesting boxes setup yet. I found the egg on the floor of the run, is it safe to eat? There is quite a bit of feces on the floor of the run. We're hoping to get the nesting box installed within the next few days.
     
  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the egg is perfectly safe to eat, but i would wash it off so you don't get feces in it when you crack it open. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] And congrats on your first egg!!! It is so exciting to get the first one!
     
  3. verdi730

    verdi730 New Egg

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    Thank you for the quick reply! It was a very nice surprise to come home to!! [​IMG]
     
  4. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you welcome :) Years later after starting to keep birds for eggs and its still exciting to find eggs everyday, lol :)
     

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