Can I eat these eggs?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by sidlou, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. sidlou

    sidlou In the Brooder

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    I was away for 5 days and returned to find 11 eggs in the coop. 2 were under broody hens. The weather was in the 80s. Are these eggs safe to eat? I have no rooster.
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

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    I would be uncomfortable with them and consider composting or ? placing in a bowl of water and save the ones that sink to cook and feed to the chickens?
     
  3. fshinggrl

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    I agree... I wouldn't eat. Sad to throw them away, but 5 days under a broody.. nope.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

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    Myth: Bad eggs will float / good eggs will sink


    Check out this thread on BYC - one post in thread described spoiled eggs that sunk!
     

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