Raw Eggs Smell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sonic Pug, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. Sonic Pug

    Sonic Pug Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had the honor of eating the first three eggs my hens laid today. Boy were they yummy. I scrambled them up, added salt and pepper, and then down the hatch they went. When I first cracked open the eggs though, there seemed to be a stronger smell to the eggs than I have ever experienced before. It wasn't a bad smell, just strong and noticeable. The eggs tasted perfectly fine. The girls get fresh greens, a little scratch/oats daily and their regular feed. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced stronger smell to their freshly cracked eggs?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Ah, the blessing of fresh healthy eggs. That's a healthy smell!
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    What Mahonri said.
     
  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Home raised eggs will have more flavor than store bought, which is a good thing. More flavor means a more noticeable smell. Smell and taste are closely linked.
     

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