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uh...Can you eat bantum eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by needmorechickens!, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    My mom wants some chickens. I was thinking bantums would be easier on her. Also, she saw some Silkies at the fair that she loved! I was thinking of ordering her the bantum assortment from My Pet Chicken. Can you eat eggs from bantums?
    ~Rebecca
     
  2. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    yes you can, you can also eat bantams..
     
  3. newchickiefarmer

    newchickiefarmer In the Brooder

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    I have 3 7 week old bantams. From what everyone tells me here, they are perfectly fine to eat, some say that two banty eggs are the equivalent of one standard. I love my bantys so far but no eggs yet so I can't say for sure.
     
  4. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    Yes!
     
  5. whitecra

    whitecra Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Yes you can eat them. I have ate my silkies eggs alot. They are just smaller,
    chris
     
  6. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Definitely![​IMG]
     
  7. 12 Acres

    12 Acres Songster

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    I've read that bantam eggs make an especially rich omelette because they have more yolk and less white. You'd probably need a lot but it sure does sound yummy!
     
  8. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    Since they are smaller you can just consider them diet eggs!! [​IMG]
     
  9. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    We love to take the banty eggs....hard boil them..and put them in with the pickled beets! YUM!!
    My grandson loves them because they are " kid size" [​IMG]
     
  10. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    My grandson loves them because they are " kid size"

    Maybe I can use that as an excuse to get more chicks! I can always use more "kid size" stuff around here! I wonder if DH would believe it? [​IMG] Come next spring I am going to try that!​
     

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