After refrigeratoring eggs with bllom still intact

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by BigBirdRick, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. BigBirdRick

    BigBirdRick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2017
    Fort Mill, S.C.
    We refrigerated 2 doz. eggs laid this past week. The bloom has not been washed off. I would like to transport at room temperature then store at room temperature.

    How long will the eggs last once refrigerated then not?

    I used the search here, but came up empty. Hope to hear from you eggsperts :)
  2. wynn4578

    wynn4578 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2015
    I've never refrigerated eggs then took them out but I've always been told once they're refrigerated they have to stay refrigerated. Again I've never tried it so I'm not sure how true that is.
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  3. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2016
    Pac NW
    Hard to say because it depends on things like what the room temperature is compared to the fridge settings, humidity, etc. The reason you're supposed to keep refrigerated eggs refrigerated is once you take it out of that cold, controlled environment, the egg starts to sweat, just like condensation on a cold glass of water. On a hot day eggs will start sweating in minutes, and that can damage the bloom.

    If you want to transport them around the safest thing would be to use a cooler (and refrigerate once you get to the destination) or skip refrigeratation in the first place.
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  4. BigBirdRick

    BigBirdRick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2017
    Fort Mill, S.C.
    When I collect eggs I leave them out. My wife has a hard time with that after being taught to refrigerate store bought eggs all her life.

    Thank you for your quick responses!

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