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Rooster-less Eggs...??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Campesina, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. Campesina

    Campesina Songster

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    I have 2 hens and no rooster (outlawed in this city)

    Any suggestions for making the eggs taste better?
    For example..anything I can feed them to make up for the missing rooster.

    Appreciate any suggestions.

    Thanks !!
     

  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    I never heard that roosters made eggs taste better ???

    But I will say, dark leafy greens are great for those nice orange yolks.
     
  3. debid

    debid Crowing

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    There is no substitute for a little fertility in your breakfast. [​IMG]

    Seriously, a rooster makes no difference in egg flavor. It's all about what the hens eat.
     
  4. psucarrierae

    psucarrierae Hatching

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    LOL, I never really wanted to eat a fertilized one. It kinda grosses me out! Much better without the Roo, I say. Feed them plenty of variety; a good feed, some mixed scratch grain, a little seed for a treat, and lots of veggies and fruit. I give mine big clumps of grass to pick through as well. They love to find all the squirmy worms to eat, and it's a good source of protein for them.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yep.
     
  6. Campesina

    Campesina Songster

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    Once again..you guys rock.
    Thanks for the comments
     
  7. peepmommy

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    I know a lot of people that think fertilized eggs taste better. Now I do have a roo and I sell them as organic, fertilized eggs, but not because I think they taste better, but people around here seem to think that fertilized is better. I see absolutely NO difference!
     

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