Egg Freshness

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mullers3acers, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    My egg customers ask how long our eggs are good for. I tell them in a refridgerated situation 7 to 10 days. Please enlighten me on the facts.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I keep mine on the kitchen counter. They are good that way for 2 - 3 weeks. Non-refrigerated eggs cook so much better!

    In the fridge eggs - I have read that commercial eggs are about 30 - 45 days old already when they get to the store.

    I know to boil and egg and have it peel I set eggs aside in the fridge for 2 - 3 weeks at a time.

    I guess there really is no magic number.

    Eggs turn over fast in my kitchen unless I set them aside for a reason. We use sometimes 12 a day, even more if I am baking so they don't hang around long.
     
  3. tororider

    tororider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had heard the same thing about commercial eggs. I was told that eggs straight from the coop could be kept for 6-8 weeks, not that you would need to.

    I hadn't realized that non-refrigerated eggs cook better, I will have to try that MissPrissy
     

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