My Duck eggs make me Physically Sick!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by toletiquesbysam, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Songster

    Sep 19, 2008
    Last Sunday I made waffles and eggs, and by lunchtime I was throwing up and couldn't keep anything even water down. Yesterday I made eggs and bacon and toast, and again was throwing up by lunchtime. Both times, I used the duck eggs and I have to conclude that they are just too "rich" for my system to handle by themselves. I've used them in baking and not had a problem but I won't try eating them "over easy" again!!! [​IMG]

  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

    Jun 17, 2009
    My Coop
    My cousin had the same problem with duck eggs. Made her throw up. I haven't eaten any myself. But, I think they are a lot richer than chicken eggs, like you were saying.
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    We never ate them by themselves when I was growing up. My parents were told by someone that duck eggs are really rich so they never even messed with it, just used them for baking from the get-go.
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    Some people can get very sick off of them.. I can eat them BUT my wife, my parents and my sister get very very sick off them.. They cant even use them in baking....

    Last edited: Oct 5, 2009
  5. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I've never had them over easy, i think scrambled once. they never bothered me but i think i only used 1 duck egg with like 5 chicken eggs.

    my little brother eats them friend whenever we have them, he just LOVES them.
  6. LittleSquidgenHome

    LittleSquidgenHome Songster

    Aug 21, 2009
    Thats too bad, I really love duck eggs. Maybe they ae just too much to put on an empty stomach. I dont ever eat eggs in the morning, fried eggs of any kind on an empty stomach make me ill. We are big on Brinner around here for that reason. Sorry they make you yack, thats too bad, they are so yummy.
  7. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    Aw, I'm so sorry. The proteins in duck eggs are very different from those in chicken eggs. As a result, folks who are allergic to chicken eggs can often eat duck eggs no problem. But... folks who eat chicken eggs just fine can nevertheless be allergic to duck eggs. Sounds like you're one of the unlucky ones. [​IMG]

  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    It isn't the "richness" that is the problem. You are most likely allergic. It is the proteins in the whites that trigger an allergic reaction. I react to chicken eggs, but don't have trouble with duck eggs.
  9. sianara

    sianara Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Central MA
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    my dog won't eat duck eggs. ANd she'll eat ANYTHING!

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