Our first egg feast!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dfdesigns, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. dfdesigns

    dfdesigns Indigo Ridge Farm

    Sep 20, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    I had my extended family over on Sunday, and we cooked up 14 eggs that my Barred Rocks have been laying. WOW! These were so tasty and wonderful I couldn't believe it... I LOVE having my own fresh, organic eggs! Everybody thought they were incredible.

    Pics or it didn't happen, right? [​IMG]



    Now if we could just convince the EE to start laying, we'll be in business!
  2. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC
    I personally don't eat eggs due to visions of incubating failures, past and current ewww....

    But I must say that your eggs look delicious!! I still cook eggs for my husband and yours would have him drooling...congrats!

    Feels good to come full circle with your eggs, huh? To feed the pullets, watch them grow, and one day have eggs! I am experiencing the full circle at the moment in my incubator: my cochin girlies provided me with some pure bred eggs and I hear peeping in my LG! : )

    Eggs or chicks, life is good.
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2010
  3. CoffeeCow

    CoffeeCow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2010
    Washington, NC
    *grabs a fork and a napkin*
    where do I sit??
  4. pontoosuc

    pontoosuc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2010
    Richmond, MA
    oh, so cool. glad you posted. I took pics of my first eggs/pan/yummy look!!

    it's just so wonderful!
  5. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2009
    Bottom right egg was fertile. Looks like a roo is doing his job!!! [​IMG]

    WOW Some people need to grow a sense of humor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2010
  6. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2010
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Your eggs are beautiful, but I will never understand why some folks just have to make comments other than that. I hope you enjoyed them.
  7. dfdesigns

    dfdesigns Indigo Ridge Farm

    Sep 20, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Gosh, I hope none of those were fertile - we don't have any roosters! That would be a small miracle in itself.

    Thanks for all the nice comments. It was super to be able to cook up our own eggs, and have them be so tasty. Chickens are fun, and to have them be so useful at the same time is terrific!
  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    My initial reasons for getting chickens was free fertilizer and bug control - the eggs were/are just a bonus.

    Chickens have made me so happy! (Also some scary moments, and anxious ones, yes, that's true...) But overall, watching them do chicken-y things in the yard, interact with each other and with ME, listen to them make their happy sounds, is just so rewarding in and of itself.

    The eggs they produce are delicious and I'm actualy selling some to people who work in the same building. I'm also giving lots away to "special friends" (including my land-lady!!!) who have helped me with various tasks I cannot handle on my own. I also give away 6 eggs to prospective customers; that almost always ensures I'll get them as paying customers. Mwaaaahhhhahaaahahaaaaa!

    But that full circle thing - two of my hens have gone broody and raised a few chicks. My very first GrandChick is getting quite close to laying!!!!

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