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    Default What am I going to do with all these eggs!

    My chooks are slowly but surely coming into lay. I was getting three eggs a day a month ago, then four and now I am up to six a day!

    With approximately fifteen chooks I am starting to panic as to what I will do if they all start laying.

    I have a mixture of ages, colours and sizes so that i can always guarantee at least a few eggs a day.

    My worry is what I am going to do with a dozen or more eggs a day!
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    You could put a fresh eggs sign up where you live,let friends & family & their friends & family know,my friend used to supply to friends. One of her friends got egg boxes from a baker probably free in exchange for some eggs I donít know,I didnít really know her,I just knew she had a stash of egg boxes
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    Separate the white and the yoke and freeze them is small containers ready for baking.
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    Edit - Was called away cont below
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    Get some dogs to help you eat the eggs...
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    omelette, poached eggs, eggy bread, French toast, pancakes, boiled, fried, pickled, scambled, egg custard.....

    It is a bit like courgettes, you get next winter to forget just how many you had to eat

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    Homemade Lemon curd is stuff made in heaven.
    Pickled eggs are delicious too.
    You can freeze them as 4Shoes has suggested, though I just whisk them and bag up in ziplock bags with the amounts ready for cakes....there’s really no difference in the quality of the cake.

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    It won't be long before some of the chooks go broody, so then the number of eggs will drop off. I always allowed my banties to sit and be broody if they wanted to, mostly on pot eggs, because it gives their bodies a break and a rest from egg producing, and a peace and quiet break from the hassle and politics of the flock. They seemed to go broody in rotation, so there were always enough eggs, with a few spare to preserve in isinglass for the winter.

    And as Scarlet says, H/M lemon curd is to die for, when you can be profligate with the eggs
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    Yorkshire Puddings....Mmmmm....they can be frozen too.
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