Help!!! 4 week old BO's

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  1. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're just about 4 weeks old, and not a single egg yet.
    Should I just crockpot them now, or wait awhile?


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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Freezer camp those slackers!
     
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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Maybe if you hug them more, it would hurry things up.
     
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    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Oooh, yes, squeeze REEEAAAALLLL hard......
     
  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I think they're a little small for the crock pot unless you throw them all in at once. They look more like nuggets to me.
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

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    They are single serving size.
     
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  7. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried cracking one open with no luck.
    I might have to hard boil.

    Is there a way to make them easier to peel?
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

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    Lots of salt and make sure to roll them between your palms to make the outside separate from the insides.[​IMG]
     
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  9. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I've heard vinegar in the water helps, too.
     
  10. aart

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