our first egg...?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Princessfarmer, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Princessfarmer

    Princessfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    We found our first egg today....its was pretty small..from a decent sized americauna...i don't know what to do with it now...leave it on the counter or put it in the fridge? Any suggestions?
     
  2. homesteadmomma

    homesteadmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can do either. Leave it on the counter will not hurt anything, and I'm pretty sure you can leave them out for at least a week or so.
     
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Neither. EAT IT! It will be the best egg you have ever eaten [​IMG] Congratulations!
     
  4. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay Chicks! :

    Neither. EAT IT! It will be the best egg you have ever eaten [​IMG] Congratulations!

    Take a picture first! [​IMG]
     
  5. gunnarmcc

    gunnarmcc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    eat it! eat it! eat it!
     
  6. Saltysteele

    Saltysteele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you're asking if you can eat it, yes you can

    if you're asking whether you should cherish it and put it under your pillow as a keepsake - no you shouldn't [​IMG]

    if you're asking how long you can keep them without refridgeration, i have read 3-4 weeks unwashed (when you wash, you wash off the flora that is preventing the bacteria from entering).
     
  7. Princessfarmer

    Princessfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone....I did eat it....lol I couldn't help it...
     
  8. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm getting my first eggs (for about 5 days now) and they're tiny! I was concerned but asked on this forum and they said small at first is pretty normal! They'll get bigger.
     

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