what effects egg flavor?????????????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by wnthunting, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. wnthunting

    wnthunting Out Of The Brooder

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    What effects egg flavor???
     
  2. real_redhead

    real_redhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Garlic and onions...also heard acorns will turn the yolk a green color?
     
  3. wnthunting

    wnthunting Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok.. I also heard flax seeds can make the eggs have a fishy taste... I give my hens bird seed for a treat...does bird seed have flax in it???
     
  4. real_redhead

    real_redhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard flax seed is good for the eggs I think omega? Haven't heard it making eggs taste fishy...friend of mine is a ENT dr and she says feeding flax makes egg more nutritious
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    If you have well water, and it has a sulfer smell, then you can have stinky eggs if your chickens drink that.....
     
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:It is recommended that you give flax seed instead of fish oil (for Omega 3) to prevent fishy tasting eggs. [​IMG]
     
  7. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bag said omega 3 on the flax seed bag. I feed my girls flax seed, food grade apple cider vinegar, wheat, oats and barley and I think that will make richer eggs. JMHO
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:Bird seed is usually millet, black oil sunflower seed, and if you get the expensive stuff- it's Nyjer thistle seed. No flax seed.
     
  9. fiddlebanshee

    fiddlebanshee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been wondering if the chickens eat a lot of stink bugs whether the eggs will get the stink bug stink. My chicks love them and eat them by the dozens, but they're not laying yet. Was just wondering.
     
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  10. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Salt, pepper and a little Louisiana hot sauce!!
     

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