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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2017, 04:33:29 AM »
If you do try it, I think I recommend homemade to give it the fairest chance.  Everybody I've now gushed to about how great  eggnog is has said the same thing, "Yes, it's good.  Especially homemade."

Oh, it has to be homemade cuz of allergies. I'm a good cook thankfully :D
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2017, 09:18:16 AM »
Sigh, total disaster making homemade eggnog yesterday. 

First, I cracked an egg open and it was rotten. OMG, so vile.  [smiley=puke.gif] [smiley=puke.gif] [smiley=puke.gif] (I keep chickens, so this one must have had a hairline crack or something.)

Cleaned that up and got my mixture ready. I tempered the eggs....well I thought I had. Looked all good, dumped back into pan to thicken back up and, no, apparently didn't stir enough, because yay, scrambled eggs...  Vanilla nutmeg scrambled eggs. Really nice taste, with the grossest texture. Boak.  Gave my chickens scrambled eggnog eggs this morning and they started cooing in delight.  Glad they got to enjoy my failures.   

So, errr, will need to try again today.  I will preserve because the flavour was perfect. 
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2017, 09:48:16 AM »
[quote author=phatbeetle link=topic=92350.msg1210391#msg1210391 dGave my chickens scrambled eggnog eggs this morning and they started cooing in delight.  Glad they got to enjoy my failures.
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Today I learned that you can feed chickens their own eggs....hahaha

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2017, 10:14:43 AM »
They eat anything. All kinds of meat.  They love eggs.  If they crack it or if they lay it outside of the nest box, they'll crack it right open and eat it.  They'll eat chicken.  Cannibals.  We don't have any food waste, as they will eat whatever you chuck in there.
(Except avocados and green potatoes. These are poisonous to them.) 
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2017, 10:41:46 AM »
They eat anything. All kinds of meat.  They love eggs.  If they crack it or if they lay it outside of the nest box, they'll crack it right open and eat it.  They'll eat chicken.  Cannibals.

That is honestly horrifying and fascinating hahahah

Thank you for sharing this

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #20 on: December 18, 2017, 11:07:21 AM »
They eat anything. All kinds of meat.  They love eggs.  If they crack it or if they lay it outside of the nest box, they'll crack it right open and eat it.  They'll eat chicken.  Cannibals.  We don't have any food waste, as they will eat whatever you chuck in there.
(Except avocados and green potatoes. These are poisonous to them.)
OMG, this has rocked my world! 
Chickens eating eggs with vanilla flavouring?  Eating leftover chicken? 

Please don't tell me any more.

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2017, 12:16:56 PM »
They eat anything. All kinds of meat.  They love eggs.  If they crack it or if they lay it outside of the nest box, they'll crack it right open and eat it.  They'll eat chicken.  Cannibals.  We don't have any food waste, as they will eat whatever you chuck in there.
(Except avocados and green potatoes. These are poisonous to them.)

I am also amazed and horrified!!  I love a fun fact!

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #22 on: December 18, 2017, 12:23:24 PM »
Is it odd that I don't find that at all surprising?  ;D
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #23 on: December 18, 2017, 12:24:19 PM »
Is it odd that I don't find that at all surprising?  ;D
 
You are just smarter than me!   ;D

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #24 on: December 18, 2017, 01:47:13 PM »
Didn't mad cow disease spread by feeding dead cows to live cows? 

Don't blame me when you get mad chicken disease.

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #25 on: December 18, 2017, 02:05:57 PM »
Didn't mad cow disease spread by feeding dead cows to live cows? 

Don't blame me when you get mad chicken disease.

Or even "Bird Flu"?  ::)

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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #26 on: December 18, 2017, 02:14:26 PM »
PB's ladies sound healthy to me!   ;D
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #27 on: December 18, 2017, 02:17:44 PM »
How do you know I already don't have mad chicken disease?  [smiley=mad.gif]
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #28 on: December 18, 2017, 02:22:05 PM »
For what it's worth, we don't feed things like sweets or sugar or chocolate to the chickens and cooked meat and cooked eggs are a rare thing. I never actually feed them raw eggs, because we don't want them to be eating them. 99% of the time, it's veg peelings, full of goodness and vitamins.  So getting some cooked eggs is a rare treat for them.
I am sure there are DEFRA rules around this, but the internet is full of confusing information. So I try to be pragmatic. 
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Re: Did you guys know that eggnog is good?
« Reply #29 on: December 18, 2017, 02:26:25 PM »
For what it's worth, we don't feed things like sweets or sugar or chocolate to the chickens and cooked meat and cooked eggs are a rare thing. I never actually feed them raw eggs, because we don't want them to be eating them. 99% of the time, it's veg peelings, full of goodness and vitamins.  So getting some cooked eggs is a rare treat for them.
I am sure there are DEFRA rules around this, but the internet is full of confusing information. So I try to be pragmatic.

If it helps, I think it's hilariously awesome that it seems you can feed chickens almost anything successfully...including chicken...LOL