first eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lbckaetzel, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. lbckaetzel

    lbckaetzel Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I eat the first eggs I get?
     
  2. pkforever

    pkforever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been wondering the same thing!!!
     
  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Quote:Yep or you could save them (search blowing out eggs)
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:Yep or you could save them (search blowing out eggs)

    But that means you can still eat the insides... scrambled. [​IMG]

    I blew out each "first egg" from my different pullets, saving them until I had about 3 from each, marking the later ones. That way I had a perfect, unmarked egg shell to preserve. Luckily, they are different breeds and matured at different rates. Shirley the Welsummer DID lay her first egg the same day as Ellen the bantam lavender Cochin, but I was still able to tell which egg belonged to which pullet. [​IMG]
     
  5. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing wrong with first eggs. I ses this question asked a lot - there must be some old wives' tales floating around out there to give people the impression that a pullet egg isn't fit for eating.
     
  6. lbckaetzel

    lbckaetzel Out Of The Brooder

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    I did read something about medicated feed. Is there something with that type of feed that means you should not eat them?
     

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