I may never eat another egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by All about the EGG, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. Store bought that is. We get five a day, large size from five sex-links. I give away more than I/we eat. I call'em Hen fruit.
  2. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2007
    Aint nothing better than a fresh egg that has never seen a refrigerator.
    Crack that thing in the skillet and it dont spread out, just stays in a nice pile and fries up pretty.

    Mmmmmmmmmmm boy. [​IMG]
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I really cringed at the thought of ever having to buy eggs again!
  4. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    I [​IMG] sexlinks.... They lay eggs like mad.
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I miss my sex links. I am going to buy more again though. I hate store bought eggs. They dont have the egg taste that home grown chickens have.
  6. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2008
    Upstate South Carolina
    Store bought eggs just don't taste right to me anymore either.

    My hens stopped laying for a while & I had to buy a few. They were awful & I think they were near the end of the 60 day FDA limit where they could be sold, too. [​IMG]

    I am so thankful to my hens! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Quote:Me too - I buy only farm raised from local farms. Have for years.
    We get five a day, large size from five sex-links. I give away more than I/we eat.

    Mine have given me a whopping one egg two days ago - we're not egg-sufficient yet! [​IMG]
    I call'em Hen fruit.

    A friend of mine calls them cackle fruit! [​IMG]
  8. PAJerry

    PAJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2008
    Waterford, PA
    I can never go back to store bought. I always had a problem flipping them over -the yolk always broke and the whites spread all over the pan. My fresh ones never break and stay nice and neat in the pan. The taste and nutrition are way better. We are all getting spoiled here!
  9. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2008
    [​IMG] I cant wait for some fresh eggs! My girls are all 20 weeks old now.
  10. 2manyhats

    2manyhats Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2008
    Central NY
    Hang in there sunny, eggs are soon to come. I couldn't wait to get started. I love fresh eggs and am enjoying eating them. We get 8-11 a day from the RIR's. No one else laying yet. Funny, noone turns down fresh eggs when I offer.

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