So with all the crazy cold temperatures many of us have gotten, what about the eggs? I'm still getting eggs, and they are very cold but not frozen. Normally I don't refrigerate my eggs but do I have to now because they have already been so cold?
I’ve noticed that when my eggs have been out in the frigid temperatures before I can get them they seem to have a watery texture around the white of the egg. Just a slight difference. I leave them out of the fridge and eat them first. I only refrigerate my eggs if I have more than I could eat in a couple weeks. This time of year I get so few that I cherish the ones I get. If the egg freezes and the shells crack or break I don’t eat those because bacteria could get in.
I have even ate the cracked ones the same day. Given the negative temps I doubt a lot of bacteria is present. I’m the one that chooses to eat them. My wife and toddler do not. Still tastes great and so far not sick
I've been feeding the suspect frozen eggs back to the chickens. I let them thaw then cook them up. Shells go back to them too. Some do get cold so I have been putting them in the fridge. I like the idea of leaving them out and eat them first. I just wish there was a way to know for sure when they freeze or have hairline cracks.