First Egg Today!! Questions??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jamieg, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. jamieg

    jamieg In the Brooder

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    Got our first little brown egg today!! A few questions I have are these?

    1. Can you eat the little eggs or should you wait a while?

    2. How long are the eggs good in the refrigerator??

    3. How do I know which chicken to hug??
     
  2. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Songster

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    Eat it and enjoy! They'll last for months in the fridge. Who has the reddest comb and wattles and squats when you get close?

    Some people like to blow the first eggs out and eat them scrambled so they can save the shell of that all important first egg. [​IMG]
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:*raising hand* I did that!!
     
  4. PriceFamilyFarms

    PriceFamilyFarms Songster

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    Quote:1. I'd personally wait a couple

    2. I use the 2-week rule

    3. The one clucking and telling you she did it!!
     
  5. missychicky

    missychicky Songster

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    Did you hear a really REALLY loud racket today? The one making a fuss like Thats the one that did it and she will be soooo proud!
     
  6. Firebomb_k

    Firebomb_k In the Brooder

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    Thats it Jamie I told you that if you got eggs before your chicken's heads would roll.....

    Dont worry about which one it came from and be happy you havent been waiting since Jan 18.......

    I tell ya.......some people......and you should be good to keep them a couple of weeks if you dont wash them.

    Love Ya......Skippy. [​IMG]
     
  7. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Songster

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    Just to clarify--They are good on the counter for a couple of weeks (If it's not a 100 in your house and the bloom is still on) but they will keep for months in the fridge
     
  8. jamieg

    jamieg In the Brooder

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    Got egg #2 today!!! I think I know who did it to!
     
  9. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Songster

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    Quote:[​IMG] who is the early bird?
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats!

    And here's a hint on who laid it.......................a brown egg layer! [​IMG]
     

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