When can I start eating eggs laid by new chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Holyhabanero, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Holyhabanero

    Holyhabanero Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens finally started laying eggs for the first time, but I remember reading somewhere that the first few eggs aren't too good to eat or something like that. If that is true, then when can I start eating them?
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:The first egg tastes the best!! [​IMG] There is no reason to wait!! [​IMG]
     
  3. you need to never eat them. send each and every one here to me in Ohio....

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  4. chefchick

    chefchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually wait til i get the third egg, the first couple are small and I heard you should not eat the first couple.
     
  6. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "When can I start eating eggs laid by new chickens" As soon as you cook it!!! First eggs are perfectly safe to eat. They may be a little on the small side, but that's the only different. Enjoy!
     
  7. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why would you not be able to eat the first eggs?? I've never heard of that. [​IMG]
     
  8. me either. But as I SAID, dont eat them. send them to me.
     
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  9. Kitty Cat

    Kitty Cat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First eggs are usually small, and sometimes the shell is rather difficult to break open, but otherwise their some of the best eggs you can eat! Enjoy!!
     
  10. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see no reason NOT to eat the first egg right away. I did and it was the best ever.[​IMG]
     

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