First egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by barred2rock, Jun 2, 2017.

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  1. barred2rock

    barred2rock Chillin' With My Peeps

    My BRs are only 12 week, so I still have awhile. As I understand it, you're not supposed to eat their first egg. But how does one know a first egg from one from a 2nd, 3rd, ext from another chicken?

    *sorry if this has already answered, but I couldn't find anything during a search.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    There is no reason not to eat the first egg
     
  3. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can eat the first egg it tastes the same as all the others just smaller and isn't poisonous or anything.
     
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  4. Ol Grey Mare

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    Meant to add, unless your birds are breeds that lay differing color eggs you won't necessarily know. ..which is why is good that there is no reason not to eat them
     
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  5. barred2rock

    barred2rock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, could have sworn I read here somewhere that you're not supposed to. Thank goodness it's okay or I would have been really confused, considering I only have BRs. lol
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

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    You probably did. ...lots of old wives tales or there
     

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