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oh my gosh my first egg EVER!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by givemewings310, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. givemewings310

    givemewings310 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Sussex hen, Bonnie, laid her first egg today! Can you believe it? The lady I bought her from said she hatched in June, so that makes her around 6 months-ish. It's so small!

    I can hardly believe it!!!

    Here's my question: how do I know if it's fertilized? I have a white Silkie roo, and it sounded like he got to her a couple days ago.

    What do I do with the first egg?? [​IMG]

    A friend told me that we shouldn't eat the first few... Is that true? and Why?

    Thanks a bunch!!
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Congrats!
     
  3. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    you can eat the first eggs, and a fertilized eggs have what looks like a bull's eye in it. good luck!
     
  4. growyourbrew

    growyourbrew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY! That's exciting! Eat it!! :)
     
  5. 3 Chicks

    3 Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!! :)
     

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