Smelly eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by damarisgw, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. damarisgw

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    My pekin duck just started laying and the eggs smell like wet dog :S
    Are they supposed to smell like that ?
    I've washed them already with soap and they still smell funny .
     

  2. NHchicks

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    My chicken eggs have been smelly lately too. I clean the coop out, but it doesn't seem to matter. I think it might be the hay. I hadn't noticed an odor before this summer, so I'm thinking in the colder weather it probably won't be an issue. Anyway, I stopped giving my eggs away except to family members because people might not like the odor. They don't overwhelmingly stink, but if you sniff them, you think - ick. I don't know how many people sniff their eggs, but I do. [​IMG]
     
  3. damarisgw

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    I thought it was a duck thing since they muck around in the mud and whatnot I thought thats why they smelled.
    And when I tried washing them they got like a slimy coating to them it was weird :S
     
  4. flgardengirl

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    Sunny side up :)
    Wet dog...Gross [​IMG]
     
  5. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

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    Wet dog is better than farting dog. [​IMG]
     

  6. damarisgw

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    Quote:I hate dog farts it's like theyre rotting from the inside lol Stinky dogs [​IMG]
     
  7. WoodlandWoman

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    That's exactly what it's like! Mine was having a problem that day, too. I don't know why. It's a good thing he is so totally adorable!
     
  8. dogdollar

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    Quote:Well, if you stop and think about where they come from, you wouldn't reasonably expect for them to smell like roses.
    DD
     
  9. damarisgw

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    None of my chicken eggs smell like anything .
    It's just the duck eggs that smell weird
     

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