Have I become an egg snob?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CIgal, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. CIgal

    CIgal In the Brooder

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    My small flock of hens have started laying just over the past few weeks. Today was the first day I got two [​IMG]
    For breakfast I cooked up all the little eggs I had from my girls... made for a small but tasty brunch. For dinner I decided to saute some veggies and added some store bought eggs to it to make a scramble.
    I did have one fresh egg and I cracked that one open first. Then I moved on the the store bought eggs. I cracked one open and was disgusted at the sight... the yoke & white were nearly the same yucky color. Eww Eww EWW! [​IMG]
    I never before knew there was such a difference in fresh home grown vs "fresh" store bought eggs. Did you all get a grossed out feeling the first time using store eggs after your hens started laying? Am I just a snob? [​IMG]
     

  2. woodmort

    woodmort Songster

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    Yup you are--it happens to most of us and we never wanna go back.[​IMG]
     
  3. TGreenhut

    TGreenhut Chirping

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    Hahaha I'm the same way about store bought eggs![​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    I'd rather go without than buy store bought [​IMG]
     

  5. journey11

    journey11 Songster

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    Big difference, that's for sure. I'd rather do without eggs than eat a store-bought egg nowadays. Given that fresh homegrown eggs keep longer (if not washed), I usually hoard up enough to get me through until they come off the molt and start laying again. [​IMG]
     
  6. MissJenny

    MissJenny Songster

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    The longer I have chickens the greater my resolve to never again eat a store-bought egg. Not so much for the superior flavor and quality, but because I can not bring myself to help support the nasty conditions in which battery hens are kept.I'd walk a mile for a "real" chicken egg. ♥

    Jenny
     
  7. Vanderfelt

    Vanderfelt In the Brooder

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    I can't even go out to breakfast anymore! I am at the point store bought eggs gross me out! My chickens have spoiled me!
     

  8. nanawendy

    nanawendy Songster

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    Bellingham Wa
    Yepppp All of the above X9822614... Is this a bad thing?????
     

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