Do Fresh Chicken Eggs Get Botulism?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EggPlanter, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. EggPlanter

    EggPlanter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Backyard Chicken people, i usually leave my eggs outside in a bucket so i can do other chores and bring them in later. Will these eggs get botulism from sitting outside hours in hot sun? If so is there any way i can tell? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    They could possibly spoil out in the hot sun, but botulism is caused by eating the toxin produced by dead animal carcasses or from maggots or rotting vegetation buried under ground or without air.
     
  3. EggPlanter

    EggPlanter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your response, so just to clear things up they do can not get botulism from this?
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    No. But I would gather the eggs and place them in a shaded spot.
     
  5. EggPlanter

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    Ok sounds good! Thanks again!
     

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