Egg gathering question??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lac1975, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. lac1975

    lac1975 Out Of The Brooder

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    I work nights, and when I got home this morning, there was an egg in one of the boxes. I don't know what time it was laid, but the birds got put up around 7:30 - 8 last night. My son puts them up for me after I go to work, but he apparently didn't check for eggs. I think its my little porcelain d'Uccle's (she was acting like she might be getting ready before I went to work). It has been getting cooler at night, should it still be good?

    And also, I collected I think 2 more eggs this morning before I went to bed. The rest were laid from 11:30am-5:00pm. It was probably about 80-85° here. Should those eggs still be good, if they sat there for few hours?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. I really don't wanna try to feed my kid or other family members any spoiled eggs...
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    They should be just fine. [​IMG]
     
  3. binders

    binders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will be fine.
     
  4. lac1975

    lac1975 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thank you!! [​IMG] It's been awhile since I have gathered eggs (previous ones belonged to parents & grandparents when I was a kid).
     

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