The price of fertilized eggs? Are you kidding me!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 10chicks, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. 10chicks

    10chicks In the Brooder

    Apr 4, 2008
    Ok I don't get it- I just gave my SIL some eggs from my Brahmas and she was thrilled! She said they kept her from feeling hungry all day. ( I wish I had that luck) She then told me that when she goes to the health food store they charge extra for "fertilized" eggs- WHAT!!!!!!! I thought that fertilized eggs aren't any different excepted you can hatch a fertilized egg? Is there something I missed or are the customers getting hosed??? I think I'll start selling my "Fertilized" eggs soon [​IMG]
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    They're getting hosed. Well, actually, I remember in the 70's that many health gurus were pushing fertilized eggs as better for you, some "life force" thing. They are the same, nutritionally, as unfertilized ones.
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Hmmmm maybe they let them develope a bit and you have an egg and chicken in one meal?
    I'm sorry,,,,, I couldn't help myself....
  4. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    We know of some people who swear they sell their eggs as "fertilized eggs" in a specialty market. They get $2 to $5 more per dozen than as "eggs", depending on the size of the eggs.

    Fertile, NOT developed.
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2008

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