What do you do with all those eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cyprus, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. Sell

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  2. Eat

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  3. Give away

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  4. Throw away

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  1. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    I'm getting up to 10 eggs a day and am quickly running out of options for what to do with them. Short of chucking them, that is.

    My friends are all stocked up, we are sick of eating eggs and now we have a backlog in the 20's. So, what are some things you guys do to use up those extra eggs? Today's basket (from yesterday and today)
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  2. Eggscaping

    Eggscaping Enjoying Life!

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    I have read that eggs can be frozen....maybe freeze them for when your ladies aren't laying?
     
  3. danceswithronin

    danceswithronin Crowing

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    My intention is to start selling them, but the reality is I end up giving most of them away because my family doesn't eat breakfast and we do a lot of grilling out for dinner, so we don't have much call for baked goods or other cooked things that call for eggs. I should really bake cakes and breads, but I don't. :p
     
  4. Celticdragonfly

    Celticdragonfly Songster

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    Wow! We're getting chicks any day now - but we're only allowed 3 hens, we will never have too many eggs. One teen takes 2 hardboiled eggs in her lunch every day, and one spouse takes 4. Plus we make our own mayo, and most of the family adores devilled eggs made with the mayo. I know our pastor's family keeps chickens, I see Lisa bringing cartons of eggs she sells. Heck, see if there's a homeless shelter that could use eggs.
     
  5. 2 many chickens

    2 many chickens Songster

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    Sell(mom and pop shops love fresh eggs)
    Again sell, many reptile owners feed eggs to their snakes, etc
    You just gotta find out who's interested and who needs em
    Donate (if that's allowed in your area, some won't take eggs)
    Scramble them up and feed back to your chickens
    They can even eat the crushed shells, good for a boost of calcium.
     
  6. Njroosters

    Njroosters Songster

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    Salt cure them. Easy and they last practically forever. Enjoy!
     
  7. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    I don't think it's a super great idea to sell them, you could get in a lot of trouble if someone gets sick.
     
  8. Kessel23

    Kessel23 Hi Bug

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    Hi Hannah
    Idk, in the winter when mine freeze they crack open.

    We never have to many eggs. We use them for dog food.
     
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  9. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Same with donating
     
  10. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Oooh. Do you have instructions for this?
     

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