Unhatched eggs poisonous?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chrispbrown27, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. chrispbrown27

    chrispbrown27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Recently someone told me that unhatched eggs are poisonous to dogs.....has anyone ever heard this?
     
  2. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it rotting? To be on the safe side I wouldn't feed eggs that have been sitting under a broody that long. But maybe someone else has done it and it's perfectly safe. Hope they chime in.
     
  3. MrsBachbach

    MrsBachbach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. I imagine it would depend on how "ripe" they are. If they have been sitting around dead in the heat for several days and stink to high heaven I would think they would be full of bacteria. Of course, I have seen dogs eat some pretty stinking stuff. If the eggs are unhatched just out of the incubator and developed enough to know they only died a few days ago, I think they are still edible for dogs.
     

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