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Just curious - who eats raw eggs from their own chickens?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by SpringChickens, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Me!! Grocery store, my own birds, I don't care!

    3 vote(s)
  2. I will, but only from my own birds

    4 vote(s)
  3. Ewww, yuck!! Are you crazy??

    1 vote(s)
  1. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    I know there is a lot of fear about eating raw eggs from the grocery store because of salmonella and other bacterial contamination, so I was just wondering who eats raw eggs from their personal chickens (in cookie dough/cake batter if nothing else)? They should theoretically be safer because we can observe the individuals the eggs came from, correct?

    What does anyone else think about it?

  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Yep, only if they're eggs from my own birds. Even then, I don't do it much.
  3. we do.. several times a week.. love them in protein shakes!
  4. Hehe, preferably from own birds......but.......if there is cookie dough....LEMME AT IT! [​IMG]
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Quote:Mwahahahaha! The WHOLE bowl of cookie dough is MINE! Nothing goodier than that! Besides chocolate cake batter!
  6. eggbuster

    eggbuster Songster

    Apr 1, 2010
    I eat cookie dough, cake dough, drink egg nog; I have my own eggs but I wouldn't worry about store eggs much either. I grew up eating "crud" of various sort from various sources, and I believe I have a pretty good immune system. A well exercised immune system is key. Give it something to do on a regular basis, or it will find something to do that may not be too agreeable; just like kids.
  7. I will, as long as its in cake batter/brownie batter/cookie bater, etc. I can't do it with store bought eggs though, yuck. [​IMG]

  8. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Quote:Dh does it at least once a day in his protein shake. His boss does a couple a day both store bought and ours.
  9. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Yes, blended into my breakfast green smoothie. Greens, 2 raw eggs, raw milk kefir, and some fruit. YUM!

    I haven't had cake batter or cookie dough in a long time, but I love it. [​IMG]
  10. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I don't mind taking the two and a half minutes out of my day to cook them.

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