First eggs from my first chickens! And I got THREE!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BattleSloth, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. BattleSloth

    BattleSloth Just Hatched

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    To my surprise, we have eggs!
    We are so excited to have our first eggs. And there's THREE!
    I have three leghorns, one barred rock, and one barred rock rooster that were born in May.
    They laid them all together and in a nest box like good girls!
    I never thought I'd get three at once!

    Can we eat these eggs?

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  2. ChkenKeeper

    ChkenKeeper Just Hatched

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    Well good for you and your chickens. Welcome to the world of chickens and eggs.
    Not sure how many chickens you have but understand their will be up's and downs with egg production, so learn as you go forward. Congrats!!!!
     
  3. Pendragonz

    Pendragonz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's awesome. My current flock of birds were born the end of May, and I"m anxiously waiting for them to start laying. Heck yeah you can eat them. You only get first eggs one time. Enjoy your eggs, and if no one's told you yet: [​IMG]
     
  4. ChkenKeeper

    ChkenKeeper Just Hatched

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    Why of course you can eat them......Enjoy.....
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Congrats....Yes eat them....Just a tip....Keep nest boxes clean so the eggs do not get so dirty...Other than that....Enjoy the eggs...

    Cheers!
     
  6. Duckee

    Duckee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! I got my very first chicken egg yesterday too., from my 17-20 wk old sexlink. Such an exciting feeling. Hubby wanted to eat it right away but I just need some time to adore it first! Lol
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  7. Emmsykate

    Emmsykate New Egg

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    Congrats! My family and I scrambled our first few eggs so we could all have a taste. We were so excited, now we have more eggs than we know what to do with. Enjoy!
     
  8. BattleSloth

    BattleSloth Just Hatched

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    I have a quest for you all.
    I have a rooster in the bunch, How can I be sure not to crack open a baby chick?
    Will refrigeration alone prevent this? I've heard otherwise.
     
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Collect your eggs everyday and you have no worries....Takes a few day for a fertile egg to start developing a chick....Your fine...

    Cheers!
     

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