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Any one want to join me in waiting for eggs, posting and comparing notes?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Melabella, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. debbie_nibbles

    debbie_nibbles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Dominique will be 28 weeks this Friday and we still haven't seen an egg out of her and our sex-linked is only 21 weeks and she's been laying for a week now...
     
  2. debbie_nibbles

    debbie_nibbles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone, I've been reading the posts on eggs not refrigerated and I guess it's because of where I work and what I do. My job is to keep our HACCP plan updated. So I have tons of information on FSIS and USDA. This is info for eggs. Just putting it out there :) Please don't take offense, just some answers for those who want it :)

    http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Focus_On_Shell_Eggs/index.asp#19
     
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  3. kdwag

    kdwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you serious?
     
  4. kdwag

    kdwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think we are on the northern fringe and are supposed to just get 1-2" of snow with some freezing rain and rain by noon tomorrow, nothing CLOSE to what those poor folks in Kansas and MO are getting. Of course, they said it was to be mostly sunny here today, so far, it's flurries and clouds and I don't see any blue skies. I feel sorry for my girls, they are inside a lot, someone told me chickens don't get bored, but , i don't know, i don't spend much time with them because it's so freaking *** cold.. By the way, love your neck of the woods, went there on vaca, can't recall the name of the lake town we stayed in but we traveled through quite a bit of NY state and into Vermont. Beautiful country.
     
  5. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    THanks for posting this debbie! Lots of great information on here. I've been looking for a good weight chart.

    It doesn't suprise me at all the USDA would want us all to refrigerate our store bought eggs. I haven't had any trouble leaving mine out. I was thinking in the summer perhaps of putting them in the fridge straight away unless I was going to be gifting them out. ALL store bought factory eggs are washed, so they don't have any bloom left for protection, and all those guideline are spot on. No offense taken, I read up on it here extensively, all the old timers insist there is no problem with leaving them out for reasonable time. I know a woman in town who owns a bakery, who gets her eggs from a local small familyrun farm, who only wants eggs laid with 24 hours, and never refrigerated. She swears theyare much better for baking.

    MB
     
  6. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, no I wish, just trying to give you all a laugh, especially USVIyardbird... lol.
     
  7. KnobbyOaks

    KnobbyOaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still waiting for eggs, they're looking good and the weather is warm. [​IMG]
     
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  8. USVIyardbird

    USVIyardbird Out Of The Brooder

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    LOVE IT MB!!!!

    Ladies and gentlemen,

    I will be posting pictures of your upcoming vacation spot. Sand, Sun and Palm trees or coconut trees. Chickens can sun and eat bug or worms while we enjoy the sun ourselves.
     
  9. debbie_nibbles

    debbie_nibbles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang I was packing my bags LOL!
     
  10. USVIyardbird

    USVIyardbird Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL... I laughed when I read it. I am gonna post some pics for you guys. And maybe in the future we can all pick a spot and hook up and have an egg waiting conference[​IMG]
     

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