New eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickengene, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. Chickengene

    Chickengene Songster

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    My younger hens are starting to lay.
    What do most BYC folk do with the tiny misshapen eggs?
    Dy'all just mix them in with a good egg and eat them.
    The one I got last evening was maybe as big as a golf ball and almost perfectly round.
    Oops forgot to mention these eggs are from either Orpington or Brahma hens.
    Well, I am assuming. A hen that has been laying for a couple years would not revert to small eggs when she comes back into her laying season, right?
     
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  2. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Crowing

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    20160805_104337.jpg My first dozen from my first Flock. Back in August 2016.
    Crack each one into a cup. You could get one without a yolk.
    The small eggs are delicious. You may need 3 for breakfast. 20190121_105121.jpg . GC
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Pics please, of "the tiny misshapen eggs", with a quarter for scale.

    You can get funky eggs from older birds around molting time..and it is molting time.

    As long as an egg is intact, no cracks, they should be fine to eat.
    When in doubt....
    Open eggs one at a time in a separate dish before adding to pan or recipe,
    use your eyes, nose, and common sense to decide if egg is OK to eat.

     
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  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Please post a picture. You can get an odd egg now and then. Good luck and have fun...
     
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  5. Chickengene

    Chickengene Songster

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    Worked great for my breakfast sandwich. Small egg fit on the biscuits a lot better..lol
     
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  6. Chickengene

    Chickengene Songster

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    Oops! Sorry guys, I am really bad about pics.
    I was making breakfast and had a couple left over bisvbisc so I et it.
    If I get another I will photograph it first.
    I mean I will try to remember to photograph it.
     

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