Okay eggsperts...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mangled, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, now I know I have fully lost what is left of my mind, but...

    I had a guinea hen come out of the woods a few weeks ago, and she has adopted my flock. She is usually way out and about, but today, I was working on the run and noticed she spent a whole lot of time in and out of the coop.

    When I put them up for the night, I grabbed the last 7 eggs and was wondering if this one could be a guinea egg:
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    Here it is in comparison to the small egg I get from my EE and the big brown eggs I get from my BR:
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    I get speckled eggs frequently, this was just seems different. Can you eat guinea eggs? [​IMG]
    Thanks-
    Em
     
  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    You can eat Guinea eggs but they don't look like that I think they are small and more pointy then the chicken eggs and white. may be you have a new pullet laying?

    Good Luck I just got my first egg yesterday and I can't wait till I am trying to tell them apart.

    Edited to say (sorry I put chicken where Guiniea was supposed to be LOL) and I fixed it
    Henry
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2008
  3. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as i know any eggs that are laid are good to eat. Some have a different flavor than hen eggs.
     
  4. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
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    Dont look like a guinea egg to me. I eat me guinea eggs, they have a much harder shell the chicken eggs...........ed
     
  5. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    yes thats a guin egg.an yes you can eat them if you want.
     
  6. auburnoutlook

    auburnoutlook New Egg

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    what eggs cat you eat?
     
  7. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If that is a barred rock egg, then the center one is not a guinea egg. Guinea eggs are about the size of a bantam egg, and like 92caddy said they will be extremely hard too, and pointy
     
  8. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can eat any sort of egg.
     
  9. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I tried to eat a alligator egg once, now I have a stump where my arm used to be, and you thought your broodie hen had attitude. [​IMG]
     
  10. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
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    Quote:I tried to eat a alligator egg once, now I have a stump where my arm used to be, and you thought your broodie hen had attitude. [​IMG]

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