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Cold eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nessaxo, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. Nessaxo

    Nessaxo New Egg

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    Hi everyone! Lately the weather has been so cold that when I collect the eggs and leave them out on my counter for a bit they begin to sweat. Should I be refrigerating them right away to prevent them from sweating and possibly pulling bacteria into the shell? Or will the bloom prevent them from spoiling?

    Thanks for your help! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2016
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you just set them on your counter with cleaning them at all?
     
  3. Nessaxo

    Nessaxo New Egg

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    I don't clean them until they are ready to be eaten.
     
  4. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    When I collect eggs I put them in the sink and run hot water over them for a minute or two then clean and dry them off with paper towels and after that I put them in the egg carton and into the fridge. They don't sweat when I do that.
     
  5. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Also welcome to BYC :welcome
     
  6. Nessaxo

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    Ok, I think I'll start doing the same as you. Thanks!
     
  7. Flock Master64

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    You're welcome
     

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