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Breaking Yolks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BauerHomestead, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. BauerHomestead

    BauerHomestead New Egg

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    Lately the yolks of our eggs have been breaking extremely easily, when cooking. We have 6 hens who free range throughout the day. We also feed them some cracked corn, scratch grains, and lots of greens and breads and other table scraps. While cooking their eggs over the past 2 week or so it has been near impossible to keep the yolks intact. I cook a lot of eggs and have never had this problem before! Has anyone had this problem before? Any suggestions on how to fix it? Thanks!
     
  2. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've only seen this on old eggs.
     
  3. EmiliaJosefina

    EmiliaJosefina New Egg

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    Do you live somewhere hot? If so, are you collecting promptly and refrigerating your eggs? If not, the heat could be causing the yolk breakage. It's not harmful if that's the cause. I live in a subtropical country and everyone has that problem in the summer.
     

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