Are frozen quail or chicken eggs still good?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GrammaJan, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. GrammaJan

    GrammaJan New Egg

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    I have quail laying eggs either during the night or very early in the morning. The temps here in Mich. have been in the teens overnight and it appears that some of the eggs are freezing. We check for eggs at morning feed at 5:30, again during the day and at evening feed at 5 p.m. Are the ones that freeze still OK to eat?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes
    If they're frozen, I move them to the freezer and don't thaw them till I'm ready to use them.
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Being in FL, I don't have any experience with frozen/freezing eggs but I do want to welcome you here!
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Yes, you can thaw them (assuming they don't crack open) and eat them afterward. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  6. GrammaJan

    GrammaJan New Egg

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    Thanks so much! It is great to have so many awesome resources to tap in to.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If they don't crack - I would think it's okay to use them.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    I am also in MI and know exactly what you are talking about. When we have cracked eggs, I always worry about bacteria getting into the egg so those eggs always go to the dog or get cooked up and fed back to the chickens.
     

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