What do you do with soft eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by arcatamarcia, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. arcatamarcia

    arcatamarcia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a chicken lays a soft egg, can you eat it?
     
  2. Ogress

    Ogress Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2010
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    I feed them to my dogs
     
  3. featherenvy

    featherenvy Out Of The Brooder

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    I've actually seen my other chickens eat them:/.
     
  4. johnwinters

    johnwinters Out Of The Brooder

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    I've eaten them. Never gotten sick or anything:/
     
  5. 6chickens in St. Charles

    6chickens in St. Charles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We have one broody Silkie hen whose eggs have never been right. Saw the other chickens waiting, waiting, waiting while she seemingly napped in the lawn, then they reached under her and grabbed the soft egg and chased each other around with it! Til we saw that, we believed she had stopped laying altogether. But apparrently she continues to lay her soft eggs, like, wherever, and the others are eating them.
     
  6. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Haven't gotten one yet, but would probably play with it for awhile [​IMG]
     
  7. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
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    Quote:it would be fun to throw at someone [​IMG]
     
  8. slurrywidow

    slurrywidow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't. Compost them. Don't really have a solid reason why, they just kinda creep me out to eat. [​IMG]
     
  9. ShelleyN

    ShelleyN Out Of The Brooder

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    Eat them. They're perfectly fine except for a lack of enough calcium to form a complete shell.
     

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