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what do you do with dead eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by xyresicchick, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. xyresicchick

    xyresicchick Songster

    Mar 5, 2010
    Providence, RI
    i mean the eggs that QUIT... not the duds.... ones that have half grown, full grown, or slightly grown chicks in them...

    what do YOU do with them?

  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    They fly out in to a pasture as far as my arm can fling them....
  3. ourlittleflock

    ourlittleflock Songster

    May 28, 2009
    North Carolina
  4. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Songster

    Oct 16, 2009
    Mine enter the compost heap where they get a decent burial (well half-decent anyway)

  5. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

    Dec 2, 2009
    I crack some of them open to see if I can figure out when wrong, otherwise I just chuck them in the bush
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I guess I'm not yet quite "country" to do that... I put mine in ziplock baggies and then into the trash container. (Don't want to draw critters any closer to the Chicken Compound!)
  7. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

    Apr 1, 2010
    For me, I can't "be" country since I'm not in the country - so, I am planning on putting mine in a plastic bag and throwing them away, too. (I will know in a few days if I have any "quiters") If I threw it it would hit one of my neighbors' houses or yards and that would NOT make for more fans of my chicken hobby. [​IMG]
    And if I put it in a bush somewhere it would definately draw 'coons or possums closer to my chickens and give them the wrong idea about who our lovely eggs are intended for!

  8. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Songster

    Oct 4, 2009
    I bury them. I don't want my dog finding them so we don't throw them. In very early spring when the lake water was just melting my bf threw some quitters into the water, I guess one didnt quite make it and our dog found it and ate it just a month ago. He puked it up in the car on the way to the vet for his first shots. I have never smelled anything so bad in my life. It smelled like onions and.... omg it was terrible. [​IMG] We told the vet about it, certain the dog was going to die, and he just said "I've heard worse. If he puked it up, he is going to be fine." The dog is fine but I will never smell onions and not think of that egg. At least the dog puked on a towel in the backseat, bless his disgusting little heart.

    Edited to fix word fail.
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2010
  9. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    My dogs eat them all the time. Gives them bad breath but that's all.
  10. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens


    x 3

    Sometimes I walk them out to the pasture and then open them.

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