FIRST EGG THIS AM!!!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by DLS, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was in the shed & heard a great sound... a hen cackling "I layed an egg" .. she was a proud mother & I was proud of her also... I got this batch of 25 brown egg layers from McMurry . she is 16 weeks and 6 days old .. she is one of the sexlinks.. Now can I bring myself to eat it(the egg)? kind of seems like cannabalism [​IMG][​IMG]

    now can I expect the rest to start so early??
    Dan
     
  2. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    congratulations! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Ya, eat it! It will be really yummy!!
     
  3. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    [​IMG] I wonder, too, if I'll be able to eats my girls eggs. I'll probably give them away and keep buying store eggs. I'm so weird. [​IMG]
     
  4. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
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    Quote:No, no. They are really super yummy! [​IMG]
     
  5. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No, no. They are really super yummy! [​IMG]

    YUMMY??? even the first one???
     
  6. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Congrats! Mine started laying only a week and a half ago. I finally was able to eat a few(they are pretty tiny yet!) yesterday! My hubby said it was a$300 omlet! I was so impressed at the flavor! Just incredible. Try it, you will love it!
     
  7. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Quote:No, no. They are really super yummy! [​IMG]

    YUMMY??? even the first one???

    Oh yes, even the first one, and it only gets better! You'll learn to love collecting and eating your own hens' eggs.
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2008
  8. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Congrats on the first egg - enjoy it!
     
  9. paisleycj

    paisleycj Out Of The Brooder

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    Very Cool! My Partridge Rocks are only 2 wks old, so I've got some waiting to do! My goodness, eat the eggs! Consider it a gift from your birds, that's what it is.
     
  10. antlers

    antlers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first couple dozen are often terrible. Better send them to me and I will test them for you. [​IMG]
     
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