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Cracked egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 3chickchicks, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. 3chickchicks

    3chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brahma laid her first egg this morning. [​IMG]

    I guess it hit the wood floor of the nest box. It has a small crack. Nothing was leaking out of it and I had collected it soon after she laid it then put it in the fridge. Will it be safe to eat tomorrow morning?
     
  2. reckless

    reckless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, we've retrieved cracked eggs many times! I even had some that bubbled when in water, but did not float. Most I ate after a couple weeks actually. No issue.

    As long as the membrane didn't break, I was fine with it. I just ate a cracked egg today. Feelin' great! ;) Not everyone may have the same opinion on it though.
     
  3. 3chickchicks

    3chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your answer!

    I scrambled it this morning and I'm not dead yet so...joy!
     

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