German Eggs!

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  1. Chockswahay

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    Following on from the current 'milk' thread.........

    Has anyone else found that German chicken eggs seem to be particularly fragile with very thin shells? Also generally only white (is that why?)

    Mind you, having come back to the UK we have discovered that the German eggs are really tasty (y)
     
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    Is it because German chickens are more efficient designed to use les shell and produce lighter eggs which take less effort to crack and therefore save energy
     
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  3. Wildbill

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    As above and the thinner shell to save on pay load the Germans think of every thing (y):whistle2:
     
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    Shell colour depends on the breed of chicken. In the UK white shells used to be popular but now brown shells are the norm. In the USA white shells are almost universal as they are seen to be "pure" here brown was marketed as "healthy" and "farm fresh"...... the best eggs are from your own hens left to wander round the garden and nibble at anything they fancy :) I miss my ladies since we gave them to a friend. When our travelling days are over we will get more hens.

    In the UK the usual breed for commercial egg producers are ISA browns or Black Rocks (sometimes they have different breed names but are pretty much the same hybrids) although hobby keepers will have a greater variety of breeds. I had a mixed flock of birds and egg shells with colours ranging from green to blue to white to almost chocolate brown! The yolks were very orange :)
     
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    I have found that Spanish eggs have a thicker inner membrane than UK eggs, and they seem a lot cheaper and a lot fresher.



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    Not an egg fan myself but Jan likes them.
    Bought some in an Italian shop 2 days ago she reckoned the best eggs she's ever tasted.
    Bought some Italian cheese as well no idea what but its cracking.
    Just imagine getting good eggs n cheese in Johnny Foreigner Land eh :)
     
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    damnation... there goes the diet! boiled eggs for breakfast!
     
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    Uuurrrrgggghhhhh
     
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    Not many calories in boiled eggs...... prefer poached myself.
     
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    we just had duck eggs for breakfast goose eggs in the fridge now they are proper eggs
    bill
     
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  11. Chockswahay

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    I have 2 eggs in the evening on every 'fasting day'..... love em!
     
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    Can't beat monkey eggs. Much tastier!
     
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    About 80 per egg ( a long time ago I did a 10 week calorie control diet.. That was before I found the Atkins so good ! )
     
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    I like cadburys cream eggs and Mini eggs.... For breakfast, dinner and tea. (y)
     
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    So an egg salad would make a great low calorie lunch :)

    I have lost 15kg since Christmas and only 8kg to go to reach my lowest target as advised by the GP :)
    Done by cutting out snacks and silly things and minor substitutions. Not difficult and I don't feel hungry as I did with other diets. Also losing weight slowly which seems to help.
     
  16. Chockswahay

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    Oi! this is about German eggs, not diets, not chocolate! ;)
     
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    its the hot buttered toast that go with them....on a NO carb day at that!:coffee:
     
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    Low calorie crackers with lighter than light mayo........
     
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    do duck eggs count (y)
     
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    dont think they are that good at arithmatic .
     
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