Had to buy eggs from a store........

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DDRanch, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    First time in over 5 years. I couldn't believe that my little flock of 13 can't muster up a couple of eggs a week. I have gotten 3 eggs in the last month. The store eggs kinda creeped me out. They are so perfect, so round, so the same size, so clean, so not speckled, so the same color, so sterile looking. I bought brown ones cuz they looked better than the white ones, but oh my, no taste, no flavor,no fun. On the plus side, no poop on them either.

    Come on girls.........................
     
  2. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    I feel your pain. I have one hen still laying a huge egg daily, the rest are on an extended hiatus. With holiday baking and all I may have to buy a dozen eggs tomorrow. I haven't bought egg from the store since last Spring. [​IMG]
     
  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    I hate the pale yolks...much prefer the dark yellow almost orangey lovely vitamin rich yolks of MY OWN!!! I am so sorry for you two!!! I would give you both a dozen or so out of pure sisterly love if you were closer just to keep you from having to stoop to mutant eggs!!!!
     
  4. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    Quote:Well, you are so sweet. I would surely take you up on that...wished we lived closer. Mutant eggs...that's a great description.
     
  5. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    Quote:where in no ca are you?
     
  6. westexcruzer

    westexcruzer Out Of The Brooder

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    I also had to buy eggs from the store-YUCK! I had to doctor them up to eat them. I found someone on craigslist to get eggs from, 30 minute drive but I had fresh eggs! What I don't understand is her 19 hens are laying 18-19 eggs a day while my 19 are laying 1 egg every 2-3 days? Jake
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

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  8. Scoop

    Scoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    Store bought eggs you say?! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i recently went to a BBAHC Christmas feast. someone brought deviled eggs and i forgot that not everyone has chickens. seeing how much i LOVE eggs, i grabbed up four, got to my spot at the table and took a big bite. YECH! [​IMG] they tasted like dry cardboard!


    i feel your pain [​IMG] it must be awful. you can at least look for free range or even organic ones, right? it's still store bought eggs but it is certainly a step up! it will be worth your money at the least!

    my girls are laying like crazy, i am sending your hens the good laying vibes! [​IMG]
     
  10. kbarrett

    kbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too [​IMG] My 13 hens molted mid-September. I've had to buy store bought eggs [​IMG] As of the last few weeks I've been getting 1 a day sometimes 2. [​IMG] Lazy freeloaders lol.
     

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