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My first ever soft shell egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Subirdban Farm, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Subirdban Farm

    Subirdban Farm In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2007
    Hanover PA
    and can I just say, EEEEEEEWWWWWWWW! [​IMG] Yuck! Yuck! Yuck! [​IMG] AACCCKKKKKK!!! [​IMG] I almost threw up. I had to get the garden spade to get it out. I was NOT going to touch it. It rolled off the spade and splat on the ground. Then my dog grabbed it and ate it! [​IMG] [​IMG] No kisses from her for the next week.
  2. Jillylam

    Jillylam Songster

    Mar 16, 2007
    Kingwood, NJ
    I actually thought the soft shelled egg was fun to play with - squishy!
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I found one the other day as well. Imagine my surpeise, when I look into the nest box...see 3 eggs...and reach in to grab one thats warm and squishy! I pulled my hand right back out. Thought it might have been a mouse or something worse. I had to look again! Yup, its a softy...and still warm. Altho I dont like getting them, they are neat once in a while!
  4. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    I got my first softy a few weeks ago, scrambled it and fed to the chickens.

    I was told not to let me dog have any becasue they like it and might start eating them when you don't want them to have them. Be careful.... [​IMG]
  5. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Songster

    Jul 14, 2007
    I scramble them and feed them to the dog.

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