I HATE pullet eggs!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by alicefelldown, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    202 eggs total, 99% small pullet eggs that I haven't been able to sell to my regular customers.
    Sometimes I wonder why I got chickens in the first place!! [​IMG]

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    Now time to go get EVERY POT IN THE HOUSE and hard boil these babies up, it's deviled egg time!!
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe reduce the price for the smaller eggs. Everybody loves a sale, or you could call them reduced cholesteral eggs! [​IMG]
     
  3. tcscivic12

    tcscivic12 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hate small ones too, but give thema few weeks they will be normal size.
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    You could give them away to get people hooked on fresh eggs or as paddock36 said sell them at a cheaper price.
     
  5. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cats Critters has a great idea there. Give some away as a promotional tool. Tell people that your girls are just getting warmed up and that you will have much bigger eggs for sale very soon if they would be interested.
     
  6. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    It isn't so much about the size (while that is an inconvenience for sure) - as a rule, we do not sell pullet eggs due to the higher incidence rate of blood spots and other defects. Our customers, while they love our normal large multi-colored packs, are not used to farm eggs as we are and tend to get a little spooked when something is 'wrong'.

    It's just easier to hold onto them all and have 'mass cooking weekends' and then share the eggs that way.
     
  7. Liamm_1

    Liamm_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:So then, what do you have to complain about? It's your choice. [​IMG]
     
  8. MjChickens

    MjChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I love it.. Great idea on the sale.
     
  9. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honesty is the best policy. There are a lot of people that know about blood spots in eggs. Label them as such. There's nothing wrong with the eggs. Just a little creapy to see the bloodspots.
     
  10. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    Quote:Not 'complaining', just having a light-hearted gripe with other chicken owners. Like I said above, it's going to be deviled egg time soon - and if being able to 'age' the eggs before a mass-peeling session is the worst thing about my day then I'd say I'm living a pretty fantastic life!
     

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