Food sources that make eggs taste funny?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Gindee77, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. Gindee77

    Gindee77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just read the great list of treats for chickens and saved it to a file...great info! I was wondering tho, it didn't say anything about what NOT to feed. I don't mean what not to feed that's bad for chickens, I mean what not to feed because it will make the eggs taste funny. I know about onions and garlic but is there anything else that will make odd tasting eggs that I should avoid feeding my girls? They have just started to lay and I prefer egg-tasting eggs! [​IMG]
     
  2. ears73

    ears73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband ate eggs this am which had yolks that tasted like fish - we figure the hens were fed fishmeal..... for higher omega 3's or something...

    I can't wait for our own hens to lay!!!!
     
  3. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    I know I read somewhere unless you like garlic and onions in your eggs, don't feed it the chicks!

    Not to mention, I bet it would give them bad breath. [​IMG]
     
  4. RASTACHICKI

    RASTACHICKI Out Of The Brooder

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    feed them garlic if you like to use the eggs for quiche's. Then you won't have to season the egg with garlic!! I feed them left over bulbs from the garden sometimes if we want quiches!! Fish meal will make everything fishy, i hate that stuff
     
  5. Jilara

    Jilara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, now there's a thought to remind myself. The cats didn't finish their canned tuna, last night, so I took the remains out to the girls, this morning. Instant chicken riot! But they're not laying yet. I can imagine what tuna-flavored eggs would taste like, though. I need to keep this in mind.
     
  6. Ron

    Ron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clowns.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Too much flaxseed will make them fishy tasting too.
     
  8. Gindee77

    Gindee77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wahahahahaha [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I wouldn't get close enough to a clown to throw it to my chickens!! I'm terrified of clowns! They really creep me out! [​IMG]

    Pretty bad for a full grown adult, eh??

    I got a great laugh out of that tho...thanks Ron!!

    P.S. I heard clowns taste funny too! [​IMG]
     

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