Preserving first chicken egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Orpington71, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. Orpington71

    Orpington71 Chirping

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    I know this sounds crazy, but when one of my chickens lay their first egg, is there a way to preserve it? I want to keep it as a memory, and I got the idea since my grandma had a emu egg in her display case. Thank you!
     
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  2. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

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    Most of us commemorate it with a photo....
     
  3. Relleoms

    Relleoms Songster

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    I use a Dremel to drill each end, then blow out the contents (great scrambled eggs!) , rinse & let dry. Works great!
     
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  4. Nyla

    Nyla Crowing

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    Best way to keep it is to poke a hole either top or bottom of the egg, drain out the yolk. Then wash it and your done.
     
  5. kauai_chicks

    kauai_chicks In the Brooder

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    This is exactly what we have done in the past. My mom has a few of them in her China cabinet. After the first few, the novelty wore off and she didn't keep the first egg from all her many batches of chicks.
     
  6. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    I commemorate it with a fried egg.
     
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