Chicken laying eggs in coop floor, still good?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Darklingstorm, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. Darklingstorm

    Darklingstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2011
    Durant, Oklahoma
    Yesterday I found an egg under the roosts covered in poo and feathers, so I tossed it out.
    Today I decided to check the coop again and I found a large egg not too far from the nest boxes but again on the coop floor. This one however is clean. I check multiple times through out the day and the eggs I've been collecting are warm (temp. here is very hot). But this egg is cool to the touch. Is it still safe to eat?
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Yes, as long as it isn't cracked, you just wash them very well.
  3. SarahBeth9394

    SarahBeth9394 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2008
    If your checking the entire coop daily and a new egg apears and it's not cracked it's fine. Just clean it off. Do alot of reading in this section. I've learned so much just in here. Congrats on the egg.

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