Egg longivity

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RedNewcomer, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. RedNewcomer

    RedNewcomer Out Of The Brooder

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    Need opinions for the counter top life of eggs. We don't refrigerate our eggs and don't plan on doing it in the future. How long can eggs stay out before becoming not edible.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The EU seems to have picked 28 days for unwashed, unrefrigerated eggs, which is how they are usually sold over there. http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2008:163:0006:0023:EN:PDF
    But they do suggest eggs that have ever been cold/ refrigerated should continue to be stored that way, which may be a problem this time of year. An old but rather entertaining test that Mother Earth News did on various ways to store eggs and how well they lasted. http://www.motherearthnews.com/real-food/how-to-store-fresh-eggs-zmaz77ndzgoe.aspx I like to refrigerate asap just because they last longer.
     
  3. RedNewcomer

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    Thank you.
     

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