I have Green Eggs! Can I eat them?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bubbalex, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. Bubbalex

    Bubbalex New Egg

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    Went to my coop the other day and to my surprise I discovered a green egg. Since my hens have been laying brown eggs for weeks now I assumed it was a bad one and tossed it. Well I got another the next day and then two days later. This is great I have an EE in the group (as I learned from these forums). Silly Question --- Can I eat those green eggs?
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Yep - the color of the shell has no bearing on the taste or nutritional content of the egg.

    My girls will lay brown eggs when they get started, and I have started buying brown eggs to get the kids used to the color. I figured they might balk at those brown eggs (I sure would have when I was a very picky eater as a kid) BUT they think the non-white eggs are cool.

    I kind of wish I'd ordered some EEs with my group of girls now...
     
  3. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
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    Only with ham. [​IMG]
    Of course you can. Just an egg color. The only time you don't want to eat green eggs is if the green is on the inside.
     
  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    They are delicious! Gobble them up!!

    We also share ours with parents of small children (Green Eggs & Ham listeners).
     
  5. Bubbalex

    Bubbalex New Egg

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    Just thought I would check since I have never seen them sold in the stores. You have to admit that the first time you see one it just doesnÂ’t look natural. Thanks!
     
  6. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    But they are sooo pretty! I jsut love them!!
     
  7. broncbuster07

    broncbuster07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If I was you, I would not eat them on a boat and I would not eat them with a goat! :|
     
  8. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Quote:The first time I saw a green egg was as a little girl, when my aunt kept EE's...been a fan of them ever since!

    I know of people that won't eat them because they aren't sold in stores so they can't be okay!!![​IMG]

    Dawn
     
  9. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you cant eat them because they are not sold in stores, same as brown eggs are from farms, white eggs from stores [​IMG]
     
  10. cruelshoes

    cruelshoes Out Of The Brooder

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    You can eat them in a box, and you can eat them with a fox. You can eat them here and there - you can eat them anywhere.

    [​IMG]

    I can't wait until we get our first EE egg! I hope they are green......
     

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