Cold egg ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JCSH1, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. JCSH1

    JCSH1 Hatching

    May 10, 2011
    When I get my eggs in the morning I bring them in the house put them in a basket on the counter. After I got them alll I clean them later at night. For the last 3 days I have been leavin them on the counter because we had to pull our well and replace pump.

    My ? is it has been very cold -18 and the eggs have been very cold when I bring them in and then they warm up in the house. I had read that you can leave them on thecounter and they would not spoil but if you put them in the fridg that you can leave them on the counter after that. So do you think my eggs are still good or should i toss them.

  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    Lots of people don't refrigerate their eggs, so I wouldn't worry too much about it :)

    ETA: In the winter too, so they are in the same situation as you are in. I'm sure not everyone can collect them as soon as they are laid, and still don't refrigerate. I say your safe.
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012
  3. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager 7 Years

    Aug 14, 2010
    Hardy Township, OH
    We bring ours in every evening after sitting in the cold, and store them on the counter. They seem to be fine.

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