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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheOLDNewChick, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    ... I know, I'm completely stupid. [​IMG] But I want to know if I have a rooster, can I still gather eggs to eat? :hmm In the concern of fertilized eggs vs. not.

  2. missusduray

    missusduray Songster

    May 20, 2007
    Northern Minnesota
    Yes you can still eat fertilized eggs. I collect daily for freshness.
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Yup, you sure can eat them. Like said before, just collect every day, and they will be fine. They will only "grow" if incubated.
  4. Cheri

    Cheri Songster

    May 6, 2007
    Dayton, TX
    I want to eat some and hatch some naturally. If I notice a chicken going broody, I can move her to another coop to protect the wee ones right?
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, she shouldn't be in the general population when chicks hatch. That way, no one will hassle her or hurt the newly hatched babies. Less stress for her.

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