Soft shell egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by justlearning, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. justlearning

    justlearning Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 26, 2011
    Are they safe to eat? I had 2 this morning. One fell apart as soon as I picked it up, but the other is in tack and didn't know if it was safe to eat. I think someone else just started laying since I also had the cutest little egg. Along with two regular and a hen in the laying box. Too much fun. Just need to know if I am pitching the soft shells or not.
  2. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2011
    SE Idaho
    I had a couple of these at first. I did put one in the refrigerator and the shell hardened overnight but I can't remember if we ate it or not. [​IMG] I think the egg would be okay to eat. [​IMG] Congrats on your layers!
  3. Harvest

    Harvest Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2011
    I had a couple of these in the Summer.
    Then they stopped.
    I call them practice eggs [​IMG]
  4. real_redhead

    real_redhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2011
    Roanoke, VA
    I just had 2 this morning...i got a hole when I picked it up so I scrambled it for the girls. The other I cracked open and it looked good so I ate it!! Still alive so I guess I am ok!! And man was it good!!!

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