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egg collecting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by alli722, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. alli722

    alli722 Hatching

    Feb 17, 2008
    Hi, I am sure these questions have been asked and answered many times but since I am new to this forum and to chickens I need to ask them again.
    Is there a time limit as to how long after an egg is laid before you collect it? Do I need to refrigerate the eggs as soon as they are collected?

  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    i think they are fine for a few days. I left mine alone for 3 days and they where still good
  3. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    I think they are fine as long as the temp in the coop isnt way high, or if you dont have any broodys. Also sometimes if i dont get to mine in time the freeze.

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